- Angela Carter
- body Gothic
- Bram Stoker
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer
- Children's literature
- Company of Wolves
- Dr Sam George
- fairy tale
- Fairy tales
- Female Gothic
- Gothic novel
- Horror Film
- Paranormal romance
- popular culture
- YA Fiction
Monthly Archives: November 2014
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.
CFP: Brave New Worlds: The Dystopia in Modern and Contemporary Fiction, Newcastle University, 29 April 2015
Not strictly Gothic, but there’s space to contribute something to this conference, I think: Brave New Worlds: The Dystopia in Modern and Contemporary Fiction The modes of the Gothic and the dystopian often interact, especially in recent YA fiction, where, … Continue reading
A series of short summaries and excerpts from some astonishingly, bizarrely, silly horror films.
Dr Rebecca Williams, Lecturer in Communication, Culture and Media Studies at the University of South Wales and a contributor to the OGOM special issue of Gothic Studies, reviews an interesting new collection of essays on the Twilight films: Screening Twilight: … Continue reading
A short review and trailer for Ana Lily Amirpou’s new vampire film from Iran, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night. This looks exciting, intelligent, and stylish.
A very interesting blog post by Neil McRobert, the first part of a discussion on postmodern experimental Gothic fiction (of which Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves (2000) is exemplary).
A fascinating and useful blog article on the literary representations of werewolves in medieval romance by Dr Amanda Hopkins at the University of Warwick.
A review by Donna Mitchell of what looks to be an important collection of essays on the Gothic aspects of the fairy tale in connection with the adaptation of such tales in YA literature: The Gothic Fairy Tale in Young … Continue reading
A call for contributions to a volume on Post-human Gothic. The proposed volume seeks to contribute a new angle to this discussion by bringing together a number of articles on the intersections of the Gothic and the posthuman in literature, … Continue reading
A review by Alison Flood of Jack Zipes’s new translation of the first edition of the Grimms’ tales (never before done into English), without the censorship and Christianising of later editions. I, for one, am desperate to get a copy!