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Careful, they bite: Dangerous Mouths in Gothic Texts | The Gothic Imagination

Careful, they bite: Dangerous Mouths in Gothic Texts | The Gothic Imagination | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
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Cannibals populate ancient myths, fairy tales, children’s literature, tales of survival, and lots of horror films. I will look at a select few to get your juices, saliva and intellectual, flowing. 

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Patrick McGrath- Writing Asylum

Patrick McGrath- Writing Asylum | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Patrick McGrath explains the story behind writing his 1996 novel Asylum, ahead of its reissue this August.
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Haunted Destiny: Ray Bradbury’s “The Veldt” | The Gothic Imagination

Haunted Destiny: Ray Bradbury’s “The Veldt” | The Gothic Imagination | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it

The haunted home is probably one of the main motifs that have given rise to stories in literature. The idea that the place that should protect us as human beings turns against its inhabitants and provokes tragedy is simply a basic fear we can all identify with. Ray Bradbury depicts a similar tale in his story “The Veldt,” the account of a futuristic house rebelling against its supposed masters. Despite first impressions, the house in Ray Bradbury’s “The Veldt” is, in fact, presented to the reader as a haunted house, although an unorthodox, modern one, due to its uncanny, doubling, and possessive personality.

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You'll love poring over Lovecraft's notes for "At the Mountains of Madness"

You'll love poring over Lovecraft's notes for "At the Mountains of Madness" | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Click here to read H.P. Lovecraft's notes on his novella "At the Mountains of Madness"!
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Notes From Yuggoth, part 3 (the moon of Yuggoth)

Notes From Yuggoth, part 3 (the moon of Yuggoth) | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
New Horizons path through the Pluto (or Yuggoth) system As New Horizons approaches Pluto, one should not forget the dwarf planet’s largest moon Charon, which was discovered in 1978 at the United St...
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Meteors and Meteorites in the Lovecraftian Solar System

Meteors and Meteorites in the Lovecraftian Solar System | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
H.P. Lovecraft’s love for astronomy is well known and from 1903 to 1914 he wrote numerous articles on the subject.  He did keep an astronomical notebook where he recorded, although somewhat inconsi...
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Why southern gothic rules the world

Why southern gothic rules the world | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
The cotton fields, the heat, the weight of history … With the publication this month of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman, MO Walsh explores the reasons for southern gothic’s global appeal
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Review: Decadent Daughters and Monstrous Mothers: Angela Carter and European Gothic | The Gothic Imagination

Review: Decadent Daughters and Monstrous Mothers: Angela Carter and European Gothic | The Gothic Imagination | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
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Hammer announces The Haunting of Hill House

Hammer announces The Haunting of Hill House | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Hammer is thrilled to announce the forthcoming production of The Haunting of Hill House at Liverpool Playhouse. Produced in collaboration with Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse and Sonia Friedman Productions, this will be the first major UK stage adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s seminal horror novel. This stage version is adapted by Anthony Neilson (The Wonderful World of Dissocia, National Theatre Scotland; Realism, Edinburgh International Festival) and will be directed by Olivier and Tony Award no
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Constructive Storytelling: Why Horror is Good For You, Part Two

Constructive Storytelling: Why Horror is Good For You, Part Two | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
If you'd like to read, or re-read the first article, Why Horror is Good for You (And Even Better for Your Kids), you may find it at the Muddy Colors art blog, or here on Tor.com. Horror has a lot t...
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Propaganda: The aesthetics of evil and why GOTH was a thing that had to happen

Propaganda: The aesthetics of evil and why GOTH was a thing that had to happen | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Dangerous Minds talks to the editor and photographer behind the wildly influential goth fanzine: Propaganda.
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O vampiro no velho e no novo mundo: a recriação de uma figura mítica em "Drácula", de Bram Stoker, e "Entrevista com o vampiro", de Anne Rice (Júnia Cristina Vaz Vieira)

O vampiro no velho e no novo mundo: a recriação de uma figura mítica em "Drácula", de Bram Stoker, e "Entrevista com o vampiro", de Anne Rice (Júnia Cristina Vaz Vieira) | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
"O presente trabalho analisa comparativamente dois romances: Drácula, de Bram Stoker e Entrevista com o vampiro, de Anne Rice, a partir da mitologia dada sobre vampiros. Além disso, é discutida a c...
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Christopher Lee dies at the age of 93

Christopher Lee dies at the age of 93 | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
The veteran actor was best known for roles including Dracula and Saruman in the Lord of the Rings franchise
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The Monk: um schauerroman inglês (Daniel Serravalle de Sá)

"Este artigo se propõe a analisar a contribuição específica de formas alemãs na consolidação do romance gótico inglês, tomando como estudo de caso The Monk, a Romance (1796), de Matthew Gregory Lew...
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Scans of "Weird Tales" issues containing Lovecraft's stories

Scans of "Weird Tales" issues containing Lovecraft's stories | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
View scans of issues of WEIRD TALES containing Lovecraft's stories and letters to the editor. This comes straight from SFFaudio... they did great work on this!
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Nosferatu director's head stolen from grave in Germany

Nosferatu director's head stolen from grave in Germany | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
The skull of legendary vampire film director FW Murnau was reported missing from his family plot, as some speculate possible occult motives for theft
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15 of the most evil lines in literature

15 of the most evil lines in literature | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
10. "My revenge has just begun! I spread it over centuries and time is on my side."
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The Queen of American Gothic

The Queen of American Gothic | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
For the writer Shirley Jackson, the poison was always in the sugar pot—and that was her charm.
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Cristina Alves's curator insight, July 6, 6:33 PM

Se tiverem dúvidas leiam a história "The Lottery". Brutal.

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The Enchantress of Words, Sounds and Images: Anniversary Essays on Ann Radcliffe | The Gothic Imagination

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A Horror Game Hidden In The Darkest Corners Of The Internet

A Horror Game Hidden In The Darkest Corners Of The Internet | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
The internet is a vast, unknowable place. The parts you and I interact with on a daily basis are a very small sliver of what’s actually floating around out there. The web can go deep, and it can get dark.
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Coordenadas do medo: uma proposta de análise da ficção de horror (Pedro Sasse)

Coordenadas do medo: uma proposta de análise da ficção de horror (Pedro Sasse) | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
"O gênero do horror tem mostrado grande resistência à conceituação e delimitação histórica. Não há, até hoje, uma caracterização amplamente aceita, mas abordagens diversas e, muitas vezes, divergen...
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Cthulhu Wars - The Art of Richard Luong

Cthulhu Wars - The Art of Richard Luong | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
A 160 page hardcover art book containing concept art and illustrations from Richard Luong, the artist of Cthulhu Wars.
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Fangs for the memories: death of Christopher Lee draws a veil over golden years of horror

Fangs for the memories: death of Christopher Lee draws a veil over golden years of horror | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
He was the best of the Draculas, an Anglo-European vampire who could be tragic and sensuous at the same time.
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