Tag Archives: The Wicker Man

CFPs and Events: Consuming Gothic, Scottish literature, folk horror, Frankenstein, fungal Gothic, monsters

Some forthcoming CFPs (conferences and edited collection) and events: 1. CFP: ‘Consuming the Gothic’ Conference University of Sheffield and online, 29 November 2023. Deadline 21 August 2023. How is consumption reflected in Gothic literature, film, and art? Is it always … Continue reading

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Folk Horror for Beginners

I am increasingly intrigued by ‘folk horror’ and it was one of the sections in the British Library’s Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination exhibition  that I spent longest pondering over. The BFI’s recent article is a must read therefore, … Continue reading

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Burn the Witch

I’ve just been alerted to this by a friend. The music alone is wonderful; the subject and the brilliant video make it a must for OGOM. We were chatting below about disco and Gothic; Sam commented there about folk Gothic … Continue reading

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Police issued guidelines on how to behave while trapped in a wicker man

I’m a big fan of the Daily Mash especially as a bit of light relief when reading anything dense. This article, ‘Police issued guidelines on how to behave while trapped in a wicker man’, is an oldie but a goodie and … Continue reading

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