Monthly Archives: April 2015

CFP Books of Blood: Collaborative Project and Funding Bid

*Extended Deadline – submissions by 1st November 2015* All humans ‘are books of blood—wherever you open us, we’re red’ (Clive Barker). If our bodies are books of blood, then they can be read; we invite such readings and contributions where … Continue reading

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OGOM Company of Wolves- Prof. Garry Marvin completes our programme

Thank you to everyone who has sent in abstracts for the OGOM Company of Wolves conference. We have enjoyed reading through the wonderfully varied and pertinent responses and today began to write to those who have been accepted so far. … Continue reading

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Defect: A New Vampire Musical -good luck Clare!

OGOM follower Clare Prenton has a new musical venture called ‘Defect’. ‘Defect’ is a contemporary musical with a ‘Romeo and Juliet’ vampire twist. Booking opens at 2pm on Friday 24th April 2015. Music, Lyrics & Book: Craig Adams, Book & … Continue reading

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OGOM Company of Wolves Conference: Extended Call for Papers

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

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Victorian fairytales and folklore: round up

More here on nineteenth-century fairy tales and folklore. Lucy Scholes reviews a book on folklore studies from the period, an anthology of Victorian literary fairy tales, and a book on the relationship between the genre and science.

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Tales for the Young by Hans Christian Andersen

It was the birthday of the great Victorian fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen yesterday, so here’s a useful page at the British Library, allowing you to view his classic Tales for the Young.

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