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Black and Deep Desires: was the ‘dark lady’ of Shakespeare’s sonnets a vampire?

Black and Deep Desires William Shakespeare, Vampire Hunter Shakespeare, the Dark Lady, Guy Fawkes – and vampires! Prof. Graham Holderness (esteemed Shakespeare scholar and Professor of Literature here at the University of Hertfordshire) has embraced the spirit of OGOM and … Continue reading

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Stephanie Gallon: An Interview with Dr Dale Townshend

Stephanie Gallon, from the Spectral Visions group at the University of Sunderland, conducts a fascinating interview with Dr Dale Townshend, Stirling University. Dale is an expert on the Romantic Gothic and the Gothic aspects of Shakespeare and is also the … Continue reading

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In defence of horror

A stimulating essay by Darryl Jones on the literary tradition of horror, which is not confined to the Gothic mode but appears in Greek tragedy. Shakespeare, and even James Joyce.

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