Walpole's The Castle of Otranto (1764) is viewed as the first Gothic work. Gothic novels: The Mysteries of Udolpho, The Monk, Dracula, Jane Eyre, and Frankenstein. Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! contains Gothic elements. Gothic short stories: E.A. Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Pit and the Pendulum," etc.