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Spooky Book Offers You Won’t Want to Miss in October!!

Happy October OGOMERs! To celebrate Hallowe’en the latest edition of Gothic Studies is free to access in October @MUPjournals. Have a look here As if that was not exciting enough MUP are cooking up a special gothic themed Hallowe’en offer … Continue reading

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OGOM Company of Wolves: The Book

Woo hoo. We are proud to present the details of the OGOM Company of Wolves book (MUP, 2017). There are 3 publications in total (one book and two special journal issues) and this is the first. More to follow on the … Continue reading

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The Strange Case of the Gubblecote Witch

I read this account of the Gubblecote Witch in a very old pamphlet on Gothick Hertfordshire, uncovered on a market stall in Hitchin.  For some reason I was really unsettled by this story, which is a true one, it took … Continue reading

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The Unheimlich Manoeuvre : Uncanny Short Stories Out Soon

Here are the details of a new book by Tracy Fahey who will be a big part of the OGOM Books of Blood project next year. Looking forward to working with you Tracy! THE UNHEIMLICH MANOEUVRE A collection by Tracy … Continue reading

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British Gothic: Penny Dreadful

Critical Survey is edited by Bryan Loughery and Graham Holderness of the University of Hertfordshire. The journal currently has a very interesting special issue out entitled ‘British Gothic: Penny Dreadful’ (Vol 28. Issue 1, 2016). A list of the essays is … Continue reading

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The Wicked Lady Rides Again

If you are a fan of wicked ladies (who isn’t) you won’t want to miss my colleague Dr Rowland Hughes  talking about Hertfordshire legend Lady Skelton who transformed into a real life highwaywoman!! She is the dark lady that inspired … Continue reading

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Open Graves, Open Minds Book – Out in Paperback on 1st June!!

The paperback of the Open Graves, Open Minds vampire book arrived in the MUP offices today! You can pre-order it now on Amazon priced at a very reasonable 15.99 (due 1st June).   Very exciting! If you are teaching the gothic, … Continue reading

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Gothic Shakespeare: Enter the Gothspeare!!

The nation is celebrating Shakespeare this weekend and it is time to enter the gothspeare and rediscover some of our blog entries on gothic Shakespeare see for example: Supernatural Shakespeares Shakespeare’s Vampires Shakespeare’s Irish Werewolves Buffyology Lessons in the Academy: … Continue reading

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Gothic Britain

Following on from my previous post about YA Gothic novels, the Costa Book Awards has announced that the winner of its Costa First Novel Award 2015 is The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley. Set in the northwest of England, it looks like a … Continue reading

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Book Prize for Twilight of the Gothic

Congratulations to Joseph Crawford who was just won the Allan Lloyd Smith Memorial prize for his monograph Twilight of the Gothic (University of Wales Press, 2013). Joseph came to speak to UH ‘Reading the Vampire’ students about this work earlier in … Continue reading

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