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CFP: Gothic and Genre, Swansea University, 11 December 2010

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

This day conference, hosted by WAWR [Wales and the West Romanticism Seminar], will investigate some of the subversive variety and generic instability of Gothic. Poster Gothic and Genre poster CFP  Gothic and Genre cfp

Andrew Smith, The Ghost Story, 1840-1920: A Cultural History Thumbnail

Andrew Smith, The Ghost Story, 1840-1920: A Cultural History

Posted by Matt Foley on November 20, 2010 in Blog, Reviews tagged with , , , , , , , , ,

Andrew Smith’s new monograph on haunting, which focuses on a turbulent time period he classifies as a long 19th Century (1840-1920), is certainly wide in its scope...

New and Forthcoming Books Thumbnail

New and Forthcoming Books

Posted by Glennis Byron on November 19, 2010 in News tagged with

Information about new and forthcoming books of Gothic interest

Neil Lerner, ed. Music in the Horror Film: Listening to Fear Thumbnail

Neil Lerner, ed. Music in the Horror Film: Listening to Fear

Posted by Aspasia Stephanou on November 18, 2010 in Blog, Reviews tagged with , ,

This collection of twelve essays from scholars of music and film studies is concerned with music in the horror film and its ability to create or intensify fear. ...

Plenty of Christmas Fear in Nottingham Thumbnail

Plenty of Christmas Fear in Nottingham

Posted by Dale Townshend on November 18, 2010 in News tagged with , ,

Details about an interesting Gothic-related Christmas event in Nottingham, UK, can be found here: 

Red Riding Hood update: trailer now out Thumbnail

Red Riding Hood update: trailer now out

Posted by Glennis Byron on November 17, 2010 in News tagged with ,

'The wolf is someone in this village'. Here's the trailer for Catherine Hardwicke's Red Riding Hood. Spot the Twilight connections; you won't be stretched: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NfwUkXQrHE

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Count Eric Stenbock, Lunatic Lover

Posted by Glennis Byron on November 16, 2010 in Blog, News tagged with , ,

I've been looking without much luck for an etext of Stenbock's 'Lunatic Lover', a poem in which a vampire arrives in a dream...

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Gothic Fairy Tales

Posted by Glennis Byron on November 16, 2010 in News tagged with , ,

Catherine (Twilight) Hardwicke's dark new version of Red Riding Hood will be released on March 11, 2011 in the US and Canada.

CFP: Sensations, Reason, Imagination: Gothic Evolutions Thumbnail

CFP: Sensations, Reason, Imagination: Gothic Evolutions

Posted by Glennis Byron on November 16, 2010 in News tagged with ,

University of Exeter 28-30 October 2011

Haunted Legends, eds. Ellen Datlow and Nick Mamatas Thumbnail

Haunted Legends, eds. Ellen Datlow and Nick Mamatas

Posted by Glennis Byron on November 15, 2010 in Blog, Reviews tagged with , , , , , ,

This is a collection of stories with a particularly interesting premise. As Nick Mamatas explains in the brief introduction, Our concept was simple: ask some of the best writers of horror and dark fantasy in the world to choose their favorite “true” regional ghost story...