Trembling Before the Secret

Posted by Dale Townshend on September 19, 2009 in Blog tagged with

Derrida and the Gothic Aesthetic

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Recently published

Posted by admin on September 19, 2009 in News tagged with

Books of Gothic interest

Forthcoming Books of Gothic interest

Posted by admin on September 19, 2009 in News tagged with

Forthcoming Books  Product descriptions taken from Amazon UK  (A list of recently published books will follow soon) Arias, Rosario and Patricia Pulham, Haunting and Spectrality in Neo-Victorian Fiction.  Palgrave.   Neo-Victorianism is now widely accepted as one of the most engaging forms of historical interplay in contemporary culture. This is the first book to offer a thorough examination of neo-Victorian fiction in the context of haunting and spectrality. Acknowledged as a fruitful area of research in recent critical theory, this tro

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Posada’s Art: Dark or Simply Mexican?

Posted by Glennis Byron on September 18, 2009 in Blog tagged with

By Ms. Ilse M. Bussing

Early Goth Music: Gothic Themes in Selected Operas

Posted by James Bell on September 15, 2009 in Blog tagged with

For the purposes of brevity, I'm going to ignore grey areas such as rock operas and sung-through musicals. Bear in mind also that this is by no means comprehensive, being a purely personal selection.   Mozart, Don Giovanni (1787) For all the popularity of Gothic novels in the eighteenth century, Gothic elements are notably absent from opera of the same period. The only things that come even vaguely close are the sea monster in Idomeneo, and perhaps the Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte. Don Giovanni (subtitled Il dissoluto punito, or ‘The Rake Punished’) is Mozar

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies

Posted by admin on September 14, 2009 in News tagged with

CFP

Spike Jonze, Tim Burton and Wes Anderson:

Posted by admin on September 11, 2009 in News tagged with

Three Versions of Gothic for Children?

Marketing Fear: AIDS adverts and Murderers

Posted by Aspasia Stephanou on September 10, 2009 in Blog tagged with

The spectacle of fear induced by a Hamburg advertising agency, Das Comitee, depicting an Adolf Hitler “doppelganger” in flagrante delicto with a woman and ending with the message “AIDS is a mass murderer”, has created confusion and protests by health charities that found the advert offensive and discriminating against carriers of the AIDS disease. The advert is reproduced by the lustrous screens of mediation in a highly sexualised and impressive matter, luring the spectator in the position of receptivity and shockingly disturbing him or her with the face of the dictato

Sarah Waters, The Little Stranger

Posted by admin on September 08, 2009 in News tagged with

in running for the Booker

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What we are now you will be

Posted by Matt Foley on September 07, 2009 in Blog tagged with

Capuchin Crypt, Rome