Goblin - Early Fiction

Early Fiction

  • The Goblins, a comedy play by Sir John Suckling (1638 England; the title alludes to thieves rather than actual goblins)
  • The Pilgrim's Progress, a Christian allegory by John Bunyan (1678 England), includes the words "Men: ...we also saw there the hobgoblins, satyrs, and dragons of the pit;"
  • Goblin Market, a poem by Christina Rossetti (1859 England)
  • The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald (1872)
  • Davy and the Goblin by Charles E. Carryl (1884)
  • The 19th century Irish song "Rocky Road to Dublin" includes the words "I cut a stout blackthorn, to banish ghosts and goblins".
  • Little Orphant Annie, a poem by James Whitcomb Riley, includes the words "An' the Gobble-uns 'at gits you ef you don't watch out!" (1885)

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