Tag Archives: Gothic novel

The Witch and Fast Anchor Film Festival 2017

An opportunity for up-and-coming film makers to submit entries to this festival and perhaps win an award. This site also features a review by Charlotte Haley of Robert Eggars’s current film The Witch: A New England Folk-Tale; Charlotte draws briefly … Continue reading

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CFA – ‘The Comic Work of Neil Gaiman: In Darkness, In Light, and In Shadow’

The following CFA has been released: ‘Call for submissions to an edited collection requested by publisher Since his seminal writing on The Sandman (1989-present) and long since before and after on works such as Batman, Miracleman, The Books of Magic, … Continue reading

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CFP: Fourth World Dracula Congress

The Fourth World Dracula Congress organised by the Transylvanian Society of Dracula will be taking place on the 2oth-21st October 2016, at Trinity College, Dublin. The CFP has been released and abstracts of 150-250 words need to be sent in by … Continue reading

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Which scenes in literature have chilled you to the bone?

The Royal Society of Literature is posing the question ‘What have been your scariest reads?’ to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein. Feel free to comment below if you have any good ideas. I think mine is … Continue reading

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CFP: The Dark Arts Journal

Just a quick reminder that ‘The Dark Arts Journal’ is looking for submissions of 4,000-5,000 words on the theme ‘The Gothic and all its forms’. The deadline is 28th February 2016. And more information can be found on its website.

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Walpole: The House and the Letters

The New York Review of Books has in its latest issue an article by Geoffrey Wheatley, ‘Walpole: The House & the Letters’. It as the name suggests a look at Strawberry Hill, the Gothic abode Walpole engineered for himself, and his … Continue reading

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Jane Austen vs. Zombies

This video considers what Jane Austen would think about the movie ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ which is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Seth Grahame-Smith and, of course, Jane Austen. Once it has been released, … Continue reading

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Paul Magrs: Magic and Mystery

This is a great interview with the author Paul Magrs which originally features in The Oxford Student on 21st May 2015. It’s a brilliant insight into the mind of an original and engaging author.

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CFP: Special Issue of ‘Image [&] Narrative’ on Horace Walpole

The journal Image [&] Narrative is seeking papers for a special issue on Horace Walpole. Abstracts of 300 words need to be sent in by 1st June 2016 and the finished 5000 word articles will need to be submitted by 1st February … Continue reading

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Public Lecture Series at Strawberry Hill, Spring 2016

From May to June 2016, there will be a series of six lectures taking place at Horace Walpole’s abode, Strawberry Hill in Twickenham. The lectures are part of the AHRC-Funded research project based at Stirling, ‘Writing Britain’s Ruins, 1700-1850: The … Continue reading

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