Tag Archives: Celtic myth

Alan Garner, Flower Maidens and Gothic Animals

This post is a clue to the creature I have chosen to write about for the Gothic Animals edited collection. My choice is influenced by Alan Garner’s The Owl Service (London: Collins, 1967). The novel draws on ‘Math, son of Mathonwy’, an eerie … Continue reading

Posted in Generation Dead: YA Fiction and the Gothic news, OGOM News, OGOM Research | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Another set of Top Ten Shapeshifters (Part 1)

It’s taken me a while to respond to Kaja and Sam’s excellent lists of their top ten shapeshifters (here and here). Here are the first five of my own favourites (not in order of importance). 1. Circe, in Homer, Odyssey … Continue reading

Posted in Critical thoughts, Fun stuff, Generation Dead: YA Fiction and the Gothic news | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments