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Gothic fiction

The horror genre evolved from gothic fiction.
  a genre of fiction that combines elements of both horror and romance to create fear and apprehension — epitomized by such novels as Jane Eyre
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Gothic novel Gothic fiction Gothic novels
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  • The horror genre evolved from gothic fiction.
  • This book, he began to understand, was a gothic novel, and thus was more dependent on plot than on situation.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • "Oh, honestly, this is the worst attempt at a gothic novel I’ve ever read.
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Gothic fiction [9] , Faust [5] , Dante’s Inferno [8] , Petrarch [8] , Dante Alighieri [9] , The Divine Comedy [9]
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