Monthly Archives: November 2016

Buffy: Once More with Feeling

Here’s a link to Billboard’s Podcast of ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Star Anthony Head on the 15th Anniversary of the Show’s Musical Episode for all of OGOM’s Buffy fans…something to walk through fire for or to sing about! Here’s a reminder of … Continue reading

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Post-millennial Vampires

Posted slightly late for Hallowe’en, but this essay by Prof. Dale Townshend on the contemporary, post-millennial vampire and what it might stand for is hugely insightful.

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Grimms’ Tales — Illustrations

A fabulous collection here of illustrations to Grimms’ fairy tales by the likes of Edward Gorey, Maurice Sendak, David Hockney, and others.

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CFP Gothic Modernisms, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 29-30 June 2017

This looks a very interesting conference on Gothic Modernisms in Amsterdam.

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Stacey Abbott and Zombies

Dr Stacey Abbott of the University of Roehampton has been a generous contributor of great brilliance to the OGOM Project since its inception, both with captivating (and very witty!) plenary talks and chapters in the OGOM books. She has a … Continue reading

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Dogdyke: The Lincolnshire Werewolf Returns

In the week that I have been bemoaning the lack of English werewolves, following the sightings of Old Stinker in Hull, the story of  the Werewolf of Dogdyke in Lincolnshire has re-emerged!! This werewolf was first recorded in 1926 when … Continue reading

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Goths Just Wanna have Fun!

Thanks to those who shared or commented on my article in The Conversation. I replied to over 40 comments on the day. There are some gems in this publication and I have just uncovered Catherine Spooner’s article Goths Just Wanna … Continue reading

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Generation Dead: Maggie Stiefvater’s ‘Shiver’ (2009)

Last week’s lecture and seminar for ‘Generation Dead’ was dedicated to Maggie Stiefvater’s Shiver (2009), the first novel in the Wolves of Mercy Fall trilogy. Moving away from vampires, this novel is a YA Gothic novel featuring a love story … Continue reading

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