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Jekyll and Hyde and the Gothic Tradition Booklet

Click on the link above to access a short booklet designed to introduce students to the Gothic tradition.  Context below…

  1. A Timeline of Key Publications
  2. Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump, by Joseph Wright of Derby (1768)
  3. Extracts from Victorian Gothic: An Introduction, by Julian Thompson
  4. Extracts from Gothic Motifs, by John Bowen
  5. Literary Research Tasks

There are a couple of other resources on the site that are similar in nature and might be useful…

A booklet that contains extracts from seven essays I’ve mostly taken from the British Library website – click here

And one that contains extracts from a range of contemporary texts (e.g. Frankenstein, Dracula, De Profoundis) – click here

Hope the stuff’s useful –