Tag Archives: History

Fairy Tales, Ancient Histories, and Eternal Appeal

There have been a couple of articles recently on the ancient origins of fairy tales – ‘Fairytales much older than previously thought, says researchers’ on The Guardian and ‘Fairy tale origins thousands of years old, researchers say’ on the BBC … Continue reading

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The Vampire in Folklore, History, Literature, Film and Television: A Comprehensive Bibliography

OGOM luminary and vampire scholar Stacey Abbott has drawn our attention to this bibliography of vampire representations by J. Gordon Melton and Alysa Hornick. It looks very comprehensive and would be a brilliant resource for all those studying the multifarious … Continue reading

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CFP: Workshop on Dracula, Conference Education and Culture, Romania, June 2015

CALL FOR CONFERENCE PAPERS: Workshop WHERE’S THE PLACE OF DRACULA: (DE)CONSTRUCTING STEREOTYPES IN THE STUDY OF THE MYTHICAL SPACE IN LITERATURE AND THE ARTS part of the International Conference Beliefs and Behaviours in Education and Culture, West University of Timișoara, … Continue reading

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The Gothic and the Everyday: Living Gothic

New book from Palgrave Macmillan, edited by Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Maria Beville, on the relation of Gothic to lived experience.

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