2014 March

Funded PhD Studentship at the University of Lincoln: Gothic: Literary Travel and Tourism Thumbnail

Funded PhD Studentship at the University of Lincoln: Gothic: Literary Travel and Tourism

Posted by Dale Townshend on March 28, 2014 in News tagged with

Project ReferenceRIF2014S-04 This studentship offers the opportunity to work with Professor Lucie Armitt on a contemporary literature project in the field of Gothic, buy Travel and Tourism. The precise topic for the dissertation will be decided in discussion with the successful applicant, look but it is anticipated that the PhD will focus upon one or more of the following areas in conjunction with literary study: monumental Gothic architecture (castles, cathedrals, prisons, workhouses; the city ghost tour; high-rise living and the uncanny); ‘faux-Gothic’ tourism (theme park Gothic; Hote

THE HORROR! THE FEAR! Or how to kill a woman in 10000 different ways: L.Paulais, Paula Maxa, the Princess of Horror and the world of violent entertainment Thumbnail

THE HORROR! THE FEAR! Or how to kill a woman in 10000 different ways: L.Paulais, Paula Maxa, the Princess of Horror and the world of violent entertainment

Posted by Tanja Jurković on March 18, 2014 in Guest Blog, Tanja Jurkovic tagged with , , , ,

Introducing the prominent French horror theatre in my previous post gave me the opportunity to write about everything connected to the theme of this interesting theatre and its gore representations, as well as the theme of horror in general.  Many enthusiasts brought together around this legendary venue over the years became experts in the field and prepared the foundations for the next generations and the evolution of their talent. One of the most important individuals, when we are talking about the Grand-Guignol, were the actors who brought everyday horrors to life with their exquisite pe