9 DOPPELGÄNGER STORIES

∆ Doppelgänger stories came into fashion during the Industrial Revolution, as a archetype in Gothic horror. The term was coined by Jean Paul in his novel Siebenkäs in 1796, and came of age in E.T.A. Hoffmann’s Die Doppelgänger (1821). Edgar Allan Poe’s William Wilson was published in 1839. Later, in 1886, we get Dr Jekyll and […]