Monthly Archives: April 2015
*Extended Deadline – submissions by 1st November 2015* All humans ‘are books of blood—wherever you open us, we’re red’ (Clive Barker). If our bodies are books of blood, then they can be read; we invite such readings and contributions where … Continue reading
Thank you to everyone who has sent in abstracts for the OGOM Company of Wolves conference. We have enjoyed reading through the wonderfully varied and pertinent responses and today began to write to those who have been accepted so far. … Continue reading
OGOM follower Clare Prenton has a new musical venture called ‘Defect’. ‘Defect’ is a contemporary musical with a ‘Romeo and Juliet’ vampire twist. Booking opens at 2pm on Friday 24th April 2015. Music, Lyrics & Book: Craig Adams, Book & … Continue reading
OGOM: ‘The Company of Wolves’: Sociality, Animality, and Subjectivity in Literary and Cultural Narratives—Werewolves, Shapeshifters, and Feral Humans Conference, University of Hertfordshire, Sept 3rd-5th 2015 Extended Call for Papers and Panels OGOM is extending its call for papers for its … Continue reading
More here on nineteenth-century fairy tales and folklore. Lucy Scholes reviews a book on folklore studies from the period, an anthology of Victorian literary fairy tales, and a book on the relationship between the genre and science.
It was the birthday of the great Victorian fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen yesterday, so here’s a useful page at the British Library, allowing you to view his classic Tales for the Young.