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Horror
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Horror fiction is a genre of literature, which is intended to, or has the capacity to frighten its readers, inducing feelings of horror and terror. Horror can be either supernatural or non-supernatural. The genre has ancient origins which were reformulated in the eighteenth century as Gothic horror, with publication of the Castle of Otranto (1764) by Horace Walpole.— Excerpted from Horror fiction on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
A jack-o'-lantern.  The eyes and mouth of a carved pumpkina are lit from within while the rest of the carved vegetable is in darkness against a black background.
Horror

Horror non-fictionEdit

Horror fictionEdit

 
Boris Karloff as Frankenstein's monster from The Bride of Frankenstein. A common modern depcition of the monster.

CultsEdit

Cursed and enchanted objectsEdit

Clothes
Cutlery
Mirrors
Paintings

Cosmic horrorEdit

Cryptids and strange creaturesEdit

DemonsEdit

Ghost storiesEdit

Gothic fictionEdit

Mad scienceEdit

MummiesEdit

MurderersEdit

NatureEdit

Malevolent aspects of nature (including animals and plants) and nature running amok. Includes spirits or forces of nature.

Sea monstersEdit

UndeadEdit

Not including stories of vampires, mummies or others listed in separate sections

VampiresEdit

WerewolvesEdit

Witchcraft, curses and magicEdit

Horror poetryEdit

Horror authorsEdit

See alsoEdit