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Gothic Fiction: Short Stories

Edgar Allan Poe

Shirley Jackson

Nineteenth Century

The Minister's Black Veil by Nathanial Hawthorne (1836)

The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe (1839)

Olalla by Robert Louis Stevenson (1885)

The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1892)

Twentieth Century

The Outsider by H. P. Lovecraft (1926)

A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner (1930)

The Lottery by Shirley Jackson (1948)

The Gospel According to Mark by Jorge Luis Borges (1970)

Secret Observations of the Goat-Girl by Joyce Carol Oates (1988)

Twenty-First Century

Gothic Tales by Elizabeth Gaskell (2001)

 Click-clack the Rattlebag by Neil Gaiman (2015)

Subject Guide