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In Celebration of the Owl – Gothic Creature of the Week!

I have just revealed in Alan Garner, Flower Maidens and Gothic Creatures that this week’s gothic creature is the owl.  I’ve always been an enormous fan of Ray Harryhausen (1920-2013), the American visual effects creator, who invented stop motion model … Continue reading

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Alan Garner, Flower Maidens and Gothic Animals

This post is a clue to the creature I have chosen to write about for the Gothic Animals edited collection. My choice is influenced by Alan Garner’s The Owl Service (London: Collins, 1967). The novel draws on ‘Math, son of Mathonwy’, an eerie … Continue reading

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CFA: Gothic Animals

I wanted to post the full CFA for ‘Gothic Animals’  (having tweeted it earlier);  an opportunity to get involved with the excellent Palgrave MacMillan ‘Studies in Animals and Literature’ series. Well done Ruth and Melissa this looks soo intriguing and … Continue reading

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