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Justin Cronin, The Passage

Posted by Neil McRobert on January 05, 2011 in Blog, Reviews tagged with , , ,

It is no surprise that Stephen King’s praise adorns the front cover of Justin Cronin’s novel. Huge, sprawling, plot-driven, and populated by...

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Rewriting Poe: Mat Johnson’s Pym

Posted by Glennis Byron on January 05, 2011 in News tagged with , ,

Another classic getting the updating treatment. Mat Johnson's Pym will be published in March 2011.

Lesbians and Bugs. Degeneration, Sexual Transgression and the ‘Abhuman’ in Lucky McKee’s Sick Girl Thumbnail

Lesbians and Bugs. Degeneration, Sexual Transgression and the ‘Abhuman’ in Lucky McKee’s Sick Girl

Posted by Tom Paskins on January 04, 2011 in Blog, Reviews tagged with , , , ,

Masters of Horror was an American television series which was created by horror film director Mick Garris and ran for two seasons between 2005 and 2006.

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Clive Bloom, Gothic Histories: The Taste for Terror

Posted by Xavier Aldana Reyes on January 03, 2011 in Blog, Reviews tagged with , ,

It is difficult now, 11 years after the first issue of the main journal in the field was published, to write an original and accessible account of the Gothic genre....

American Independent Gothic: Near Dark (Kathryn Bigelow, 1987) Thumbnail

American Independent Gothic: Near Dark (Kathryn Bigelow, 1987)

Posted by John Berra on January 03, 2011 in Dr John Berra, Guest Blog tagged with , ,

Greetings to all readers of The Gothic Imagination, I will be your Guest Blogger for January 2011. As much of my previous research has focussed on American independent cinema, these blog entries will provide a travelogue of what I will term American Independent Gothic, thereby examining the manner in which filmmakers operating outside of the Hollywood studio system have filtered elements of the Gothic through their respective regional visions of the United States. This means that each post will focus on a different film that is located in a certain geographical – or even psychological – re

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Ruins of Detroit

Posted by Glennis Byron on January 02, 2011 in News tagged with , , ,

'Detroit in Ruins' in post-industrial America as shown in the photographs of Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre...

©Branding and Gothic in Contemporary Popular Culture: the case of Twilight Thumbnail

©Branding and Gothic in Contemporary Popular Culture: the case of Twilight

Posted by Glennis Byron on December 31, 2010 in Blog tagged with , , , , ,

In popular culture today, Gothic is not just a product, it is also a brand

Rogue (Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the Outback) Thumbnail

Rogue (Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the Outback)

Posted by Tom Paskins on December 31, 2010 in Blog, Reviews tagged with , , , ,

Ever since the release of Lake Placid in 1999 there have been too many films released about killer crocodiles to count. Most of these are low budget, direct to DVD affairs and range from awful to well…even more awful.

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IGA conference in Heidelberg: deadline for abstracts looming

Posted by Glennis Byron on December 30, 2010 in News tagged with , ,

International Gothic Association Conference 2011 2-5 August 2011 Heidelberg, Germany Just a reminder that the deadline for the submission of abstracts is January 10, 2011. Conference website is here.

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Michelle Paver, Dark Matter: A Ghost Story

Posted by Glennis Byron on December 28, 2010 in Blog, Reviews tagged with , ,

Michelle Paver’s first foray into the world of adult fiction has produced a quite wonderful and deeply unsettling ghost story. ...