gothic imagination

CfP: Gothic Pasts, Gothic Futures Thumbnail

CfP: Gothic Pasts, Gothic Futures

Posted by Timothy Jones on April 12, 2018 in Uncategorized tagged with , ,

Very excited to announce a CfP for this event at Stirling - celebrating thirty years of the Gothic Imagination programme! Call for Papers: Gothic Pasts, Gothic Futures: A Symposium Celebrating 30 Years of Gothic Studies at the University of Stirling Friday 26 October 2018, University of Stirling   Gothic Studies at the University of Stirling is celebrating its 30th anniversary. To mark the occasion, we are holding a symposium that explores the Gothic, the past and the future, as part of a programme of Gothic events in 2018-19. We live in Gothic times. The past, critic

A Collaborative Review of Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination Thumbnail

A Collaborative Review of Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination

Posted by Kelly Gardner on January 16, 2015 in Reviews, Uncategorized tagged with , , ,

On the 5th December 2014, a group of Stirling’s Gothic students began a voyage of macabre delight. Journeying to the British Library for a Goth-infused weekend that included an evening of Gothic Tales, the Gothic Study Day, and of course, the Terror and Wonder Exhibition. This post serves as a collaborative review of the experience. Our heartfelt thanks go to the University of Stirling’s Professor Douglas Brodie and Dr Dale Townshend for making the trip a possibility. An introduction by Sonja Zimmermann and Marina Pérez: In the autumn and winter of 2014, a year that marks the 250th

Gothic (Political) Imagination Thumbnail

Gothic (Political) Imagination

Posted by Tom Duggett on July 01, 2012 in Guest Blog, Tom Duggett tagged with , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

'On reaching the water-side, a spectacle at once sublime and appalling busrt upon my eye – St. Stephen’s Chapel in flames, with the House of Lords a little further to the south, and (the sensation which I felt at the sight as an antiquary and a British subject, I shall not easily forget) the gable of Westminster Hall, contiguous to the fire, apparently alight in two or three places! –'