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Middlemarch (1871-72) is considered to be George Eliot's masterpiece of provincial life in Victorian England.

Frankenstein (1818) by Mary Shelley is considered to be the first Gothic novel of note. Dr. Frankenstein creates a monster which he then seeks to destroy.

Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886), by Robert Louis Stevenson, recounts how Dr. Jekyll concocts a potion which causes his person to split into one Mr. Hyde, a despicable creature who embodies all of the doctor's basest impulses.

Twice-Told Tales (1837), by Nathaniel Hawthorne, contains some stories with Gothic elements in an American setting.

The Dead Zone (1979), by Stephen King, portrays a man who is haunted by his ability to see into the future.

The Madwoman in the Attic (1979), by Sandra Gilbert and Gubar, is a landmark feminist critique of the place of women authors in the canon of English literature.

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