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Gothic Tales

Elizabeth Gaskell’s chilling Gothic tales blend the real and the supernatural to eerie, compelling effect. ‚Disappearances‘, inspired by local legends of mysterious vanishings, mixes gossip and fact; ‚Lois the Witch‘, a novella based on an account of the Salem witch hunts, shows how sexual desire and jealousy lead to hysteria; while in ‚The Old Nurse’s […]