Monthly Archives: October 2014
. . . and more on the fairy tale, referencing Marina Warner’s book. This essay by Becca Rothfeld looks at the current popularity of reworking classic fairy tales in film and TV. I am currently researching this fascinating mode of … Continue reading
A review of Marina Warner’s new book on the fairytale, Once Upon a Time–which looks brilliant!
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.
I will be giving my talk, ‘Demon Lovers: Embracing the Monster in Paranormal Romance’ along with Dr Alison Younger at the University of Sunderland’s Spectral Visions Halloween event: ‘University of Sunderland Spectral Visions Our Halloween extravaganza has been confirmed! Come … Continue reading
OK, this is all a bit ‘motivational’, I know–but still, it reminds us of how classy the scriptwritng for Buffy the Vampire Slayer is.
CALL FOR CONFERENCE PAPERS: Workshop WHERE’S THE PLACE OF DRACULA: (DE)CONSTRUCTING STEREOTYPES IN THE STUDY OF THE MYTHICAL SPACE IN LITERATURE AND THE ARTS part of the International Conference Beliefs and Behaviours in Education and Culture, West University of Timișoara, … Continue reading
A new edition of Franklin Gregory’s werewolf novel, The White Wolf (1941), from the excellent independent publisher, Valancourt Books, who have made available a great range of neglected Gothic texts.
This looks like a fabulous exhibition: This week, as Halloween approaches, Trinity College Library Dublin celebrates the work of alumnus Bram Stoker with a selection of editions and adaptations of Dracula in the Library Orientation Space. The Library has over … Continue reading
CFP: Daughter of Fangdom: A Conference on Women and the Television Vampire, University of Roehampton, 18 April 2015
Sam and I attended a great conference on vampires in TV, TV Fangdom, last year, organized by OGOM contributor Stacey Abbott with Lorna Jowett and Mike Starr at the University of Northampton. Now, the sequel has been announced: Daughter of … Continue reading
A fascinating blog essay by Franziska Kohlt on Lewis Carroll, Victorian science, and the perception of fairies. Franziska Kohlt is a DPhil Candidate at Brasenose College at the University of Oxford, and a graduate tutor in English literature at St … Continue reading