Are You Sure They Are All Horrid?

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Over at Lit Hub, Bridget Reid praises the proto-feminist Gothic novels of Ann Radcliffe and company, in all of their glory as horrid, formulaic, and dreadfully misunderstood creatures, with a special laundry list of gothic tropes as they can be applied to Halloween in New York City.


Kyle Williams is a student at Brooklyn College, studying creative writing and literature. You can find more from him on Tumblr at kaywhyelleee.tumblr.com, but don't feel like you have to. More from this author →