2008 October

Headless Horror: El padre sin cabeza

Posted by Ilse Marie Bussing on October 28, 2008 in Blog tagged with

Continuing discussion: are legends Gothic?

Globalgothic: Technology, Media, Horror

Posted by admin on October 28, 2008 in News tagged with

PG conference. Draft schedule

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Transgressive Gothic: The Violence of Pleasure

Posted by Aspasia Stephanou on October 27, 2008 in Blog tagged with

Transgressive Gothic: The Violence of Pleasure   I want to have my throat slashed while violating the girl to whom I will have been able to say: you are the night. “Solar Anus”, G. Bataille   After reading Louise Welsh’s  The Cutting Room, I started thinking about the human obsession with Eros, Thanatos, violence, pleasure and transgression. The book reflects a Sadean perspective on the nature of pleasure and violence, and a Bataillean economy of eroticism that is hard to ignore. The snuff (?) photographs depicting a dead girl after perhaps, violence or tor

Trick or Treat: All Hallow’s Eve Artists Exhibition

Posted by admin on October 27, 2008 in News tagged with

Ten Years Filling a Bag of Goodies in October

Raising Gothic horrors from the dead

Posted by admin on October 26, 2008 in News tagged with

Sunday Times on Hallowe'en Gothic Film Weekend

Horrorthon Festival, Another Good Option before Halloween!

Posted by admin on October 25, 2008 in News tagged with

Movie Festival in Dublin

HORROR SHORT FICTION WRITERS WANTED

Posted by admin on October 25, 2008 in News tagged with

If you have an unpublished story, this sounds good!

Decadent Gothic

Posted by on October 23, 2008 in Blog tagged with

I attended Michele Mendelshonn's Decadence Reading Group recently where we discussed George MacDonald's late Victorian fantasy novel Lilith. It seems to me that the novel is predominantly Gothic, though as a group we decided that it has decadent tropes (this was one of things we set out to establish - is the novel indeed decadent at all? As you probably know, Scotland does not have a strong tradition of decadent literature). As I am working on the novel (outside of my PhD research as it happens) I would be interested to hear what you think of Lilith in terms of Gothic / decadence or indeed wha

Textual Revolutions (CFP)

Posted by admin on October 23, 2008 in News tagged with

An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference

New book on Japanese horror film

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Colette Balmain, Introduction to Japanese Horror Film