Gothic Literature: Dark Themes and Psychological Depth


Dive into the eerie world of Gothic Literature with our comprehensive course that uncovers the fascinating blend of horror, romance, and psychological complexity. If you're seeking to explore the historical origins of Gothic fiction, and delve into its dark themes and psychological depth, then this course is your gateway. Engage with seminal Gothic texts like Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein' and Bram Stoker's 'Dracula', and learn about the enigmatic figures who pioneered this genre. Discover how Gothic Literature has shaped modern narratives in books, films, and popular culture. Perfect for literature students, enthusiasts of the macabre, or anyone interested in the psychological influences in storytelling. Enroll now and unravel the mysteries that have influenced Gothic Literature's impact on modern media and the arts. Key search terms: Gothic Literature course, dark themes, psychological depth in fiction, historical context of Gothic, analysis of Gothic works, literature influences in modern media, Frankenstein, Dracula, Gothic writing, literature education.

What you will learn

Develop a comprehensive understanding of Gothic Literature, including its historical context, key figures, and analysis of works, and recognize its psychological depth and dark themes in order to appreciate its influence on modern literature and media.

Course program

Introduction to Gothic Literature
Geographical Spread and Influence of Gothic Literature
Key Figures in Gothic Literature
Analysis of Key Gothic Works
Gothic Literature in Modern Times