Tag Archives: Anne Rice
Fans of Lestat and of Undead TV must surely be celebrating today. I heard through Vanity Fair that Anne Rice is bringing her Vampire Chronicles to television. After regaining the rights to the series, the author and her son Christopher are … Continue reading
This new book by Gina Wisker, Contemporary Women’s Gothic Fiction: Carnival, Hauntings and Vampire Kisses, looks marvellous. It covers Angela Carter and vampires–two topics that always whet my OGOM appetite–but many other aspects of contemporary women’s Gothic too. I really … Continue reading
Exactly what it sounds like; a diverse and intriguing list of recommendations by Alison Nastasi, including Anne Rice, Edward Gorey, Neil Gaiman, and Sade.
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
Leigh McLennon reviews Anne Rice’s return to The Vampire Chronicles with Prince Lestat, asking how Rice has adapted her vampires to suit the changed social conditions since the series began.
A thoughtful and well-researched blog article on the sympathetic vampire, acknowledging the lesser-known precursors before Anne Rice and noting the shifts from those vampire lovers of the 1970s to their descendants in contemporary paranormal romance by Leigh McLennon, PhD candidate … Continue reading
Two things popped up on my Google search this week. The first was a spoof trailer for the video game featuring werewolves called The Order: 1886. (Apparently the programmers don’t like you calling it a werewolf video game). The spoof … Continue reading
This is rather late, I know, but I just wanted to give a brief account of the Halloween 2014 Spectral Visions event at the University of Sunderland, where I was honoured to be invited to give a keynote talk on … Continue reading