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Resurrected: Dracula author Bram Stoker's first attempts at Gothic horror

Resurrected: Dracula author Bram Stoker's first attempts at Gothic horror | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
For more than a hundred years the name Count Dracula has struck a chill into the hearts of readers. The original Bram Stoker novel has spawned countless imitation stories and a rich tradition of vampire films that still thrill audiences today.

Now, in the centenary year of the author's death, a discovery of lost work by him has shed fresh light on a great horror masterpiece. An American author has unearthed writings by the Irish novelist that were published more than a century ago in periodicals that have long since disappeared, some of which give new insights into his 1897 story of the bloodsucking count.
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Angela Carter

Angela Carter's stylish, erotic, often witty transformations of classic fairy tales are a central point of interest for those who study contemporary Gothic, and paranormal romance in particular (wh...
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Sheffield Gothic : Reimagining the American Haunted House (Part One): Charles Chesnutt & 'Tales of the Conjure Woman'

Sheffield Gothic : Reimagining the American Haunted House (Part One): Charles Chesnutt & 'Tales of the Conjure Woman' | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
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Alan Moore on Providence and HP Lovecraft - Part 1 - YouTube

Alan Moore discussed his comic book series Providence from Avatar Press, and the legacy of HP Lovecraft.
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The Dunwich Horror: Meet the Twins, Part 4 The Invisibility of Wilbur's Brother

The Dunwich Horror:  Meet the Twins, Part 4 The Invisibility of Wilbur's Brother | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
The Dunwich Horror by Doug Dougmann (www.deviantart.org) As previously mentioned, Wilbur’s twin appeared to have more of his father’s traits manifested phenotypically than Wilbur.  However, one of ...
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The BBC Is Making a TV Drama About The Bronte Sisters And We Are All About It

The BBC Is Making a TV Drama About The Bronte Sisters And We Are All About It | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Fans of gothic literature, rejoice! The BBC is making a TV drama about the Brontë sisters, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne. AKA, the three ladies responsible for an impressive chunk of your high school and college reading lists. Plus, they were all pretty awesome — yes, even Ann, who never gets as much
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The Dunwich Horror: Meet the Twins, Part 3 Conception of the Twins

The Dunwich Horror:  Meet the Twins, Part 3 Conception of the Twins | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
With very little data even an educated guess, let alone a hypothesis, is very difficult to make on the hyper-dimensional cross breeding that occurred between the Whateleys and Yog-Sothoth.  However...
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Announcing the 2014 Bram Stoker Award Winners | Tor.com

Announcing the 2014 Bram Stoker Award Winners | Tor.com | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
The Horror Writers Association has announced the winners of the 2014 Bram Stoker Award.
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The Dunwich Horror: Meet the Twins, Part 1 Wilbur Whateley

The Dunwich Horror:  Meet the Twins, Part 1 Wilbur Whateley | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
The Dunwich Horror (Lavinia and one of the twins) by Viant-T (www.wilburwhateley.tumblr.com) Lavinia Whateley may or may not have been the result of inbreeding among the Whateley’s, since albinism ...
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2014 Shirley Jackson Award Nominees Announced | Tor.com

2014 Shirley Jackson Award Nominees Announced | Tor.com | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
The full list of the nominees for the 2014 Shirley Jackson Award for work in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and dark fantasy.
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INNSMOUTH: A Joshua Hoffine Photograph

INNSMOUTH: A Joshua Hoffine Photograph | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
A LOVECRAFT PHOTOGRAPH by JOSHUA HOFFINE starring DOUG JONES & featuring creatures by J. ANTHONY KOSAR with a host of AMAZING REWARDS!
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Clive Barker to Tell the Tale of Slender Man - iHorror

Clive Barker to Tell the Tale of Slender Man - iHorror | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
The internet phenomenon known as Creepypasta, which encourages writers to conjure up the most horrifying short stories imaginable, has led to the creation of some serious pop culture icons, most notably the nightmarish Slender Man. Many of the stories have become viral urban legends, like the web’s own version of campfire tales. Variety reports todayRead More
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Showtime's sexy, gothic 'Penny Dreadful' breathes poetry

Showtime's sexy, gothic 'Penny Dreadful' breathes poetry | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
There's something wonderfully preposterous about Showtime's Penny Dreadful, an exciting nouveau-Gothic series about a group of characters from 19th-century novels who band together to fight evil.
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Goth - A Very Visual Subculture

Goth - A Very Visual Subculture | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Goth: A Very Visual Subculture Goth is an unashamedly visual subculture.  The visual impact of Goth identity remains one of the core characteristics which attracted me (and many others) to the scen...
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Ann Radcliffe’s ‘The Mysteries of Udolpho': An Adaptation for Television | The Gothic Imagination

Ann Radcliffe’s ‘The Mysteries of Udolpho': An Adaptation for Television | The Gothic Imagination | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
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Lovecraftian Horror and ‘Bloodborne’

Lovecraftian Horror and ‘Bloodborne’ | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Hidetaki Miyazaki’s new game, at its core, is about the fragility of human life and flesh.
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20,000 gather for world's biggest wave-gothic weekend in Germany

20,000 gather for world's biggest wave-gothic weekend in Germany | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Around 20,000 people take to the streets in Leipzig for the annual Wave Gothic festival which celebrates a dark subculture that's spotted in the mainstream.
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The Ghosts of Avebury: Avebury’s Lady In White and My Lady In Black

The Ghosts of Avebury: Avebury’s Lady In White and My Lady In Black | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Some landscapes deserve to be called haunted. The stone circles and henge of Avebury, in Wiltshire, UK is one such place. Read about the ghosts that haunt it.
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Earbuds, Imagination and Immersion: Looking Forward to New Kinds of Terror in New Kinds of Horror | The Gothic Imagination

Earbuds, Imagination and Immersion: Looking Forward to New Kinds of Terror in New Kinds of Horror | The Gothic Imagination | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
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Bram Stoker Award® Winners - Horror Writers Association Blog

The Horror Writers Association, the premier organizatio …
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World Horror Convention gets off to a really horrid start -

World Horror Convention gets off to a really horrid start - | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
The 25th Anniversary World Horror Convention (a.k.a. WHC), also comprising the Bram Stoker Awards® Weekend, has just kicked off in Atlanta, running from Ma
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Sheffield Gothic : One does not simply mallet Udolpho: Pre-imagining the Gothic in Eighteenth-Century Travel Writing

Sheffield Gothic : One does not simply mallet Udolpho: Pre-imagining the Gothic in Eighteenth-Century Travel Writing | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
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Five Things About Penny Dreadful Are Better Than Ever (And One’s Not)

Five Things About Penny Dreadful Are Better Than Ever (And One’s Not) | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Last night, High Gothic returned to TV, as Penny Dreadful picked up its second season almost exactly where it left off and threw an even campier enemy at Vanessa Ives and company. Here’s the five best parts, and one problem.
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