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Wide Open Fear: Australian Horror and Gothic Fiction

Wide Open Fear: Australian Horror and Gothic Fiction | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it

In her introduction to Australis Imaginarium (2010), Tehani Wessely succinctly summarises an idea that has become something of a truism when it comes to discussing horror and dark fantasy stories with Australian settings:

There’s simply something about the vastness of this land and the many weird, wild and dangerous creatures that populate it that lends itself to terrifying tales.

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'Dracula was not from Exeter,' insists Bram Stoker descendant

'Dracula was not from Exeter,' insists Bram Stoker descendant | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Great grand-nephew of the seminal vampire novel discounts reports on research that suggested the dark count was based on a west country man, rather than his writings
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Listen to Nightmarish Unused Score for The Exorcist - Dread Central

Listen to Nightmarish Unused Score for The Exorcist - Dread Central | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Diehard fans of The Exorcist may know that director William Friedkin originally hired legendary composer Lalo Schifrin to score the film, though it wasn’t until recently that the entire unused score was made available for listening. We’ve got it for… Continue Reading →
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1ª Sessão dos Sustos às Sextas 2016 (integral) . Parte 2/2

Apresentação da gravação integral da 1ª sessão do Ciclo dedicado ao Terror Sobrenatural "Sustos às Sextas".

Via Cristina Alves
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The complete works of H.P. Lovecraft

The complete works of H.P. Lovecraft | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
The complete works of H.P. Lovecraft, author of The Call of Cthulhu, The Color out of Space, The Dunwich Horror, and more tales of supernatural horror.
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Revista Abusões - n. 1

Revista Abusões - n. 1 | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Já se encontra disponível o primeiro número da Revista Abusões, organizada pelo Prof. Dr. Flavio Garcia e pelo Prof. Dr. Julio França. O periódico é voltado para a divulgação de ensaios, resenhas e trabalhos sobre as temáticas do Gótico, do Fantástico e do Insólito ficcional. Além de seis artigos e duas resenhas que abordam tais questões, este volume…
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100 Years of Zombie Evolution in Pop Culture | Time Lapse Video

Think All Zombies Are the Same? Think Again.
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Where Do We Find Lovecraftian Horror?

By Kimberly Smeltzer Where do we find Lovecraftian horror to write about? If asked in the real world, it can be quite a pin-dropper. I asked this in a review I did recently for Matt Carpenter's anthology, "A Lonely and Curious Country". Now, its premise was that we can find Lovecraftian horror in unexpected places,…
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Death in the city: the grisly secrets of dealing with Victorian London's dead

Death in the city: the grisly secrets of dealing with Victorian London's dead | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
In this extract from his new book Dirty Old London, Lee Jackson investigates a much-overlooked aspect of the city’s 19th-century filth problem: the human corpse
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Amityville Horror Reboot Awakening on April 1st, 2016 - iHorror

Amityville Horror Reboot Awakening on April 1st, 2016 - iHorror | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
It’s been a year and a half since we first saw the trailer for Amityville: The Awakening, a reboot of the long-running Amityville Horror franchise that was originally set to haunt theaters in January of 2015. One year after that date came and went, the movie still hasn’t come out, but today brings an update.Read More
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You can take a virtual reality tour of The Shining hotel and it's terrifying

You can take a virtual reality tour of The Shining hotel and it's terrifying | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
All work and no play makes for a dull boy, so best give this a go
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Ahhhh! What are your scariest reading experiences?

Ahhhh! What are your scariest reading experiences? | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
To mark the birth of Frankenstein’s monster 200 years ago, the Royal Society of Literature has been asking writers for their most alarming moments as a reader – join them, if you dare
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República Velha, decadente e colonial: configurações do gótico brasileiro finissecular (Alexander Meireles da Silva)

República Velha, decadente e colonial: configurações do gótico brasileiro finissecular (Alexander Meireles da Silva) | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
"Assim como na Inglaterra de fins do século dezoito, onde a contestação da hegemonia do racionalismo iluminista promoveu o resgate do caráter imaginativo do romance por meio do gótico, o Brasil da virada do século dezenove para o vinte, marcado pela prevalência do discurso científico progressista, também fomentou a irrupção de narrativas cuja estrutura e temáticas guardaram semelhanças com…
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My hero: Charlotte Brontë by Tracy Chevalier

My hero: Charlotte Brontë by Tracy Chevalier | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
The historical novelist celebrates the 200th anniversary of a writer who held her own among the greats of her day
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Lost Euro-Horror Film 'Symptoms' Unearthed by Mondo Macabro! [Exclusive] - Bloody Disgusting!

Lost Euro-Horror Film 'Symptoms' Unearthed by Mondo Macabro! [Exclusive] - Bloody Disgusting! | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Lost Euro-Horror Film 'Symptoms' Unearthed by Mondo Macabro! [Exclusive]
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'The Stand' Delayed (Again) for Another Stephen King Adaptation - Bloody Disgusting!

'The Stand' Delayed (Again) for Another Stephen King Adaptation - Bloody Disgusting! | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
'The Stand' Delayed (Again) for Another Stephen King Adaptation
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De perseguidas a fatais: personagens femininas, sexo e horror na literatura do medo brasileira (Julio França e Daniel Augusto P. Silva)

De perseguidas a fatais: personagens femininas, sexo e horror na literatura do medo brasileira (Julio França e Daniel Augusto P. Silva) | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
"As temáticas sexuais e a figura feminina são sistematicamente exploradas pelas narrativas de horror. Desde a literatura gótica no século XVIII, a mulher é retratada em situações associadas à morte e ao medo. Nessas histórias, é recorrente o tópos da damsel in distress, isto é, a presença de uma personagem feminina que é vítima dos mais diversos tipos de violência,…
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Loving the Alien: Thomas Ligotti and the Psychology of Cosmic...

Loving the Alien: Thomas Ligotti and the Psychology of Cosmic... | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
We have fallen in love with the world revealed by H.P. Lovecraft's fiction, but we have not understood what we love or why. Thomas Ligotti shows us.
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O estilo gótico na literatura: estudo da obra Drácula, o vampiro da noite, de Bram Stoker (Ana Claudia Brida)

"O presente trabalho intitulado O Estilo Gótico na Literatura: estudo da obra Drácula, o Vampiro da Noite de Bram Stoker visa encontrar respostas para questões até então pouco discutidas no meio literário, tais como: Como um estilo pagão tornou-se um dos maiores símbolos do poder do Cristianismo? Como o Gótico deixou de ser cristão para ser caracterizado como um estilo…
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Fox Has Ordered A One Hour Pilot For "The Exorcist" TV Series - iHorror

Fox Has Ordered A One Hour Pilot For "The Exorcist" TV Series - iHorror | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Here we go again folks! The good folks of Hollywood seem determined to have a go at William Peter Blatty’s massive epic The Exorcist, and it looks like they may have gotten their way. In TV form that is. Deadline reports the production company, Morgan Creek, who own the rights to the film, struck aRead More
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