2008 December

Fuentes’s Tropical-Mexican Gothic

Posted by Ilse Marie Bussing on December 19, 2008 in Blog tagged with

Analysis of one of the author´s short stories


Posted by Matt Foley on December 14, 2008 in Blog tagged with

...killed the protagonist

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies: Issue # 5

Posted by Dale Townshend on December 10, 2008 in News tagged with

This is the Fifth issue of the well-known on-line publication and it contains Ada Lovelace's article about the representation of women in Japanese Gothic literature: Ghostly and Monstrous Manifestations of Women: Edo to contemporary It is worth checking it!  irishgothichorrorjournal.homestead.com/    

Gothic Meltdown

Posted by on December 09, 2008 in Guest Blog tagged with

"I’m having a difficult time containing my disordered self" (American Psycho: 301).   Last week while teaching Bret Easton Ellis’ American Psycho it struck me how relevant this text is to our current moment of crisis, as we continue to face the horror of global economic meltdown. Although Reagan’s "voodoo economics" of the 1980s may seem a far cry from the toxic debts of 2008, there is an uncanny dimension to our present financial woes that echoes the cultural script of American Psycho. There is something particularly troubling about this "un

Some Reflections after the Postgraduate Symposium at Stirling

Posted by Dale Townshend on December 08, 2008 in News tagged with

Globalgothic: an Uncanny Blending of Loaded Words

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The Deus Ex Series

Posted by Stuart Lindsay on December 01, 2008 in Blog tagged with

Restaging the Grand Tour Again?