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CFPs: Vampires, Philip Pullman, climate change, horror film, Good Omens

1. CFP for PCA/ACA Vampire Studies on the legacy of Bram Stoker: Annual National Popular Culture Association Conference, Philadelphia, 15-18 April 2020. Deadline: 1 November 2019. The co-chairs of the PCA/ACA Vampire Studies area are soliciting papers, presentations, panels and … Continue reading

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Review of Philip Pullman’s Grimm Tales

My mother told me that you should never go to bed angry. The reviewer’s equivalent of this is you should never go to a show already inclined against it. However, the issue that gave me the Angry Reds regarding Philip … Continue reading

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M.O. Grenby, ‘Fantasy and fairytale in children’s literature ‘

‘Professor M O Grenby explores the relationship between fantasy and morality in 18th- and 19th-century children’s literature.’ This is another excellent article by Prof. Grenby of Newcastle University, from the BL website (whose collection of articles is a very useful … Continue reading

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Embracing the YA Albatross: YA Fiction in the Academy

I  mentioned  Philip Pullman’s carnegie medal speech in my first YA post and it seems apt to return to it here in the wake of renewed criticism of YA fiction in universities. I was interested to read Kaja’s post which … Continue reading

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