Allan LLoyd Smith

Allan Lloyd Smith Memorial Prize 2017: call for nominations Thumbnail

Allan Lloyd Smith Memorial Prize 2017: call for nominations

Posted by Matt Foley on February 10, 2017 in News tagged with ,

The Allan Lloyd Smith Memorial Prize for Gothic Criticism 2017 Call for nominations by February 24th   In 2011, as a memorial to its founding President Dr Allan Lloyd Smith (1945-2010), the International Gothic Association established a prize to be awarded for a scholarly publication considered to have advanced the field of Gothic studies significantly. For the 2017 incarnation of the award we are delighted to announce that there will be a £100 prize for a standout monograph published on the Gothic over the last two years. For the current round of nominations, monographs published

Review: The Twilight of the Gothic? Vampire Fiction and the Rise of the Paranormal Romance (Winner of the Allan Lloyd Smith Memorial Prize for best book in Gothic criticism) Thumbnail

Review: The Twilight of the Gothic? Vampire Fiction and the Rise of the Paranormal Romance (Winner of the Allan Lloyd Smith Memorial Prize for best book in Gothic criticism)

Posted by Donna Mitchell on September 25, 2015 in Blog, Donna Mitchell, Reviews tagged with , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Twilight of the Gothic?: Vampire Fiction and the Rise of the Paranormal Romance. Joseph Crawford. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, order 2014. ISBN: 978-1-78316-064-8 Reviewed by Donna Mitchell Winner of the Allan Lloyd Smith Memorial Prize for the best book in Gothic criticism, ambulance Joseph Crawford’s The Twilight of the Gothic?: Vampire Fiction and the Rise of the Paranormal Romance traces the historical development and rise in popularity of the paranormal romance and examines the reasons behind the divisive reactions to the genre. He begins by identifying three phases in its

Review: Decadent Daughters and Monstrous Mothers: Angela Carter and European Gothic Thumbnail

Review: Decadent Daughters and Monstrous Mothers: Angela Carter and European Gothic

Posted by Donna Mitchell on July 02, 2015 in Blog, Donna Mitchell, Reviews tagged with , , ,

Decadent Daughters and Monstrous Mothers: Angela Carter and European Gothic. By Rebecca Munford. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013. ISBN: 978-0-7190-7671-8 Reviewed by Donna Mitchell Perhaps inspired by Carter’s claim that ‘[c]ontradictions are the only things that make any sense’[i], Decadent Daughters and Monstrous Mothers: Angela Carter and European Gothic sees Rebecca Munford take on the daunting task of examining the feminist dialogue in Carter’s texts through a masculinist lineage of European Gothic writers. She justifies her reasons for the unusual combination b

Allan Lloyd Smith Prize: Edited Collection Shortlist Thumbnail

Allan Lloyd Smith Prize: Edited Collection Shortlist

Posted by Matt Foley on June 22, 2015 in News tagged with , , ,

The Allan Lloyd Smith Memorial Prize 2015: Edited Collection Shortlist Please find below the shortlist for the 2015 Allan Lloyd Smith edited collection prize – decided upon by the IGA’s edited collection prize committee.   Edited Collection Shortlist 2015   Glennis Byron and Dale Townshend (eds.). The Gothic World (Routledge, healing 2013)             Charles L. Crow (ed.). A Companion to American Gothic (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013)             Christina Morin and Niall Gillespie (eds.). Irish Gothics: Genres, Forms,

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Allan Lloyd Smith Prize: Monograph Shortlist

Posted by Matt Foley on June 12, 2015 in Blog, News tagged with , ,

The Allan Lloyd Smith Memorial Prize 2015: Monograph Shortlist   Please find below the shortlist for the 2015 Allan Lloyd Smith monograph prize – decided upon by the IGA’s monograph prize committee.   Monograph Shortlist 2015   Joseph Crawford. The Twilight of the Gothic? Vampire Fiction and the Rise of the Paranormal Romance, tadalafil 1991-2012 (University of Wales Press, physician 2014)                   Rebecca Munford. Decadent Daughters and Monstrous Mothers: Angela Carter and European Gothic (Manchester UP, thumb 2013)

Final Call for Nominations: Allan LLoyd Smith Prize Thumbnail

Final Call for Nominations: Allan LLoyd Smith Prize

Posted by Matt Foley on January 28, 2015 in News tagged with ,

The Allan Lloyd Smith Memorial Prize for Gothic Criticism 2015 Reminder: Call for nominations by February 1st.   In 2011, pill as a memorial to its founding President Dr Allan Lloyd Smith (1945-2010), the International Gothic Association established a prize to be awarded for a scholarly publication considered to have advanced the field of Gothic studies significantly. For the 2015 incarnation of the award we are delighted to announce that there will be two Prizes of £100 each: one for a standout monograph published on the Gothic over the last two years, and another for an edited collec