Category Archives: Interviews
We’ve added some new links to the website for online talks and so on. I have a short talk for Manchester University Press, describing our In the Company of Wolves: Werewolves, Wolves and Wild Children book. A link to this … Continue reading
I am being interviewed here by Brian from Toothpickings. I talk about vampires and werewolves, the folklore of these creatures and its transmutation into literature. I also make some very tenuous links between this, the Enlightenment, Jane Austen and paranormal … Continue reading
The brilliant Dr Catherine Spooner of Lancaster University (who has been an inspirational contributor to the OGOM Project from its inception) gives an erudite and fascinating interview on Goth culture here:
The renowned fairy tale critic Jack Zipes has a new book out on the diverse manifestations of the Sorcerer’s Apprentice motif in folklore and literature, from Lucian and Ovid, through the Grimms, to Harry Potter. There’s a thought-provoking interview with … Continue reading
Fascinating interview with the seminal fantasy and science fiction writer Ursula Le Guinn, author of the children’s YA Earthsea series, the classic SF novels The Left Hand of Darkness and The Dispossessed, and many others. Le Guin discusses world-building, the ‘soft’ sciences … Continue reading
Here’s an account of a fascinating radio interview on Angela Carter with Dr Marie Mulvey-Roberts, Associate Professor of English literature at UWE, with a link to the interview.
From the brilliant Angela Carter Online website (thanks to Caleb Sivyer), here’s a fascinating discussion between Angela Carter and Neil Jordan, the director of the film adaptation of Carter’s wolf narratives as The Company of Wolves.
Dr Stacey Abbott of the University of Roehampton has been a generous contributor of great brilliance to the OGOM Project since its inception, both with captivating (and very witty!) plenary talks and chapters in the OGOM books. She has a … Continue reading
Dr Stacey Abbott of the University of Roehampton is well-known for her work on Buffy, Angel, and other cult TV series, and for research into various cultural manifestations of the Undead. She has also been a valuable participant in OGOM … Continue reading
I’ve been meaning to blog for a while about a variant of fantasy and paranormal romance that I’ve noticed many examples of recently. Literature about books themselves are perennially fascinating to avid readers. My detailed review of a few books … Continue reading