Tag Archives: Sophie Lancaster

Gothic Styles: Gothic Substance – OGOM at Gothic Manchester Festival

OGOM will have a strong presence at the Gothic Manchester Festival  this year with Bill and myself both giving talks. This year’s theme is Gothic Style(s). I’m a displaced Mancunian so I always welcome a return to my first city. We … Continue reading

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Sophie Lancaster: Representation and Appropriation

I am just posting this link to the drama about the murder of goth girl Sophie Lancaster ten years on for my Generation Dead YA Fiction and the Gothic students next year.  I haven’t watched ‘Murdered for Being Different Yet’ … Continue reading

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Why Would Anyone Be A Goth?

I’m posting a link to this BBC World Service Programme on gothic subculture for our Generation Dead: Young Adult Fiction and the Gothic students as it looks very pertinent to the debates we’ll be having next year particularly around difference, … Continue reading

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