Tag Archives: Ann Radcliffe

Exploring Gothic Romance

As part of my research into the formal qualities of Paranormal Romance, and how different genres encounter each other to generate this new kind of novel, I’m immersing myself into one of its forbears. Gothic Romance (sometimes known as fantasy … Continue reading

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The Witch and Fast Anchor Film Festival 2017

An opportunity for up-and-coming film makers to submit entries to this festival and perhaps win an award. This site also features a review by Charlotte Haley of Robert Eggars’s current film The Witch: A New England Folk-Tale; Charlotte draws briefly … Continue reading

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Some aural and visual delights to feed your Gothic needs …

Quite a few excellent sources have recently been posted on the OGOM Facebook page. For those of you who are not Facebookers, I thought I would collect them together for your delight, delectation, and education. Firstly there is this useful … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Crimson Peak’ (2015)

I have found it difficult to start this review and not just because procrastination is my middle name. In part the difficulty arises in trying to vocalise my disappointment at what had the potential to be an excellent movie and, … Continue reading

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Stephanie Gallon: An Interview with Dr Dale Townshend

Stephanie Gallon, from the Spectral Visions group at the University of Sunderland, conducts a fascinating interview with Dr Dale Townshend, Stirling University. Dale is an expert on the Romantic Gothic and the Gothic aspects of Shakespeare and is also the … Continue reading

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Review of British Library Gothic Study Day

I’m starting this year by looking backwards towards the end of last year which seems oddly suitable as a scholar of the Gothic. Early in December 2014, though it seems longer ago, I attended the Gothic Study Day at the … Continue reading

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Adam J Smith, ‘A True Accouneit of Sublime Terror and Paranormal Activity’

In this amusing and insightful blog entry, Dr Adam Smith muses on the eighteenth-century origins of terror and the sublime while watching the film Paranormal Activity 4, via Daniel Defoe and Ann Radcliffe.

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Dale Townshend, ‘An introduction to Ann Radcliffe’

An excellent and illuminating piece by Dr Dale Townshend, Senior Lecturer in Gothic and Romantic Literature at the University of Stirling, on the work of Ann Radcliffe, one of the pioneers of the Gothic novel.

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Study Day: Celebrating Ann Radcliffe, Chawton House Library, Saturday 8th November 2014

This will be a great event in a beautiful setting: In the year of the 250th birthday, enjoy two talks on Ann Radcliffe (1764-1823) by Prof. Emma Clery and Dr Angela Wright.

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Conference Report: Ann Radcliffe at 250

A great review by Carly Stevenson, Lauren Nixon and Kathleen Hudson of the marvellous Ann Radcliffe at 250 Conference at the University of Sheffield in June this year by . I attended this conference, superbly organized by the University of … Continue reading

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