2010 September

An Interview with New York Times Bestselling Author Gail Carriger Thumbnail

An Interview with New York Times Bestselling Author Gail Carriger

Posted by Aspasia Stephanou on September 29, 2010 in Interviews tagged with , , , , , , , , , ,

October 2009 saw the publication of Soulless, the first of The Parasol Protectorate Books and Gail Carriger's debut novel. It was fresh, witty, and comic. It opened up a world populated with elegant vampires, werewolves, steampunk aesthetics and a heroine who had a taste for good tea and parasols. To paraphrase Jane Austen, "No one who had ever seen Alexia Tarabotti in her infancy, would have supposed her born to be an heroine." Alexia Tarabotti, like Catherine Morland in Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey, is indeed a gothic heroine, and her adventures can be followed in Changeless (March, 2010)

Bret Easton Ellis, Imperial Bedrooms Thumbnail

Bret Easton Ellis, Imperial Bedrooms

Posted by Liam Dodds on September 27, 2010 in Reviews tagged with , ,

“They made a movie about us”, the protagonist states in the opening line of Imperial Bedrooms...

Selected New and Forthcoming Books Thumbnail

Selected New and Forthcoming Books

Posted by Glennis Byron on September 24, 2010 in News tagged with ,

Reviews of many of these titles will be forthcoming over the next few months

Nicholas Royle, Quilt Thumbnail

Nicholas Royle, Quilt

Posted by Matt Foley on September 23, 2010 in Reviews tagged with , , ,

Nicholas Royle's (literary critic, theorist and now novelist) debut novella Quilt (2010, Myriad Editions) is a disorienting journey into an unnamed man's pathological experience of mourning after the death of his father. At work in the piece is a subtle and emotive handling of memory, a disruption of linear time, along with much more in the novella's fashioning, most notably the excessive coining of portmanteaus, that sets in motion a conscious interrogation of ...

CFP: International Gothic Association conference: Gothic Limits / Gothic Ltd. Thumbnail

CFP: International Gothic Association conference: Gothic Limits / Gothic Ltd.

Posted by Glennis Byron on September 23, 2010 in News tagged with , , ,

The International Gothic Association conference, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2- 5 August 2011

Sell a Door Theatre and Liz Lochhead’s Dracula Thumbnail

Sell a Door Theatre and Liz Lochhead’s Dracula

Posted by Glennis Byron on September 22, 2010 in News tagged with , , ,

Multi-award winning Sell a Door Theatre Company have been touring the country celebrating twenty five years of Liz Lochhead’s adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula...

Gothic Reading Group at Stirling Thumbnail

Gothic Reading Group at Stirling

Posted by Glennis Byron on September 21, 2010 in News tagged with , ,

The first meeting of the Gothic Reading Group at the University of Stirling this semester...