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Gothic Literature

Resources for gothic literature.

What is Project Gutenberg?

  Many foundational gothic novels are available electronically through this project as they are in the public domain, meaning no exclusive intellectual property rights are held by the author or corporate entity. 

Project Gutenberg, in full Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation, a nonprofit organization (since 2000) that maintains an electronic library of public domain works that have been digitized, or converted into e-books, by volunteers and archived for download from the organization’s website, The project got its start on July 4, 1971, when Michael Hart, a student at the University of Illinois, began typing the U.S. Declaration of Independence into the school’s computer system for distribution free of charge. He soon followed with the works of William Shakespeare and the Bible. Thus began Project Gutenberg, the oldest digital library. - Britannica

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