Daphne du Maurier

Review: Contemporary Women’s Gothic Fiction (Palgrave Gothic Series) Thumbnail

Review: Contemporary Women’s Gothic Fiction (Palgrave Gothic Series)

Posted by Donna Mitchell on February 05, 2017 in Blog, Donna Mitchell, Reviews tagged with , , , , , , , , , , ,

Contemporary Women’s Gothic Fiction Gina Wisker Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. ISBN: 978-1-137-30348-6 Reviewed by Donna Mitchell In the introduction to her latest monograph, Gina Wisker defines contemporary women’s Gothic writing as the ‘subversive granddaughter of eighteenth-century Gothic fiction’ (Wisker 27) due to its ability to mix horror and fantasy, liberate forbidden desires, and expose repressed or hidden secrets from the past. Her study brings attention to the many essential links between feminist perspectives / critiques and contemporary women’s Gothic writi

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Daphne du Maurier – lost stories discovered

Posted by Glennis Byron on February 24, 2011 in News tagged with ,

A bookseller in Cornwall has found five of the lost stories of Daphne du Maurier. The most significant of these is 'The Doll',

Nicolas Roeg’s Don’t Look Now tops Time Out’s 100 Best British Films Thumbnail

Nicolas Roeg’s Don’t Look Now tops Time Out’s 100 Best British Films

Posted by Glennis Byron on February 08, 2011 in News tagged with , , , ,

A panel of 150 film experts, assembled by Time Out's film editor Dave Calhoun, have selected Don't Look Now as the Best British Film of all time....