Here are entered collections of medieval metrical romances (general and French) and their prose versions. Collections in one language other than French are qualified by language, e.g. Romances, English. Works of fiction dealing with romantic love are entered under Romance fiction. --subdivision Romances under names of historic persons, etc.
Here are entered works on the genre of fiction that combines elements of both horror and romance, featuring psychological and physical terror, the supernatural, castles or monasteries, ghosts, darkness, gloom and doom, etc., usually in a medieval setting. Works on the literary movement that spawned this genre are entered under Gothic revival (Literature). Works on literature written in the Gothic language are entered under Gothic literature.