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Providence Kindles Love Of Horror Writer H.P. Lovecraft

Providence Kindles Love Of Horror Writer H.P. Lovecraft | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it

Pulp-fiction writer Howard Phillips "H.P." Lovecraft has for decades terrified an underground following of readers with horror stories about monsters and aliens. He's known to some as a bad writer, and to many as a racist. Even during the author's lifetime, his readership was limited.

But now, thanks mostly to social media, this old name in sci-fi horror is getting new attention from a growing fan base. Lovecraft's hometown of Providence, R.I., is trying to capitalize on this rising star.

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"Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley (Part 5/15)

This is a weekly series, every Wednesday on Rue Morgue: http://www.rue-morgue.com Chapters: 00:15 - Chapter 7 "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus" is
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What horror films teach us about ourselves and being human | Dr. Steven Schlozman | TEDxNashville

Horror films are a heck of a lot more profound than you think. They actually help us to appreciate ourselves and each other. The trick? They play with you
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100 Must-Read Books About Witches

100 Must-Read Books About Witches | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Books about "the healer, the medicine woman, the bruja, the Mother, the crafty Instagrammer."
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10 Gothic Gems of Historical Fiction – Electric Literature

10 Gothic Gems of Historical Fiction – Electric Literature | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
I made a couple attempts at historical novels throughout my twenties. The first of these was called The Immaculate Birth of Concepta Obregon, a magical realist epistolary novel set alternately in…
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Episode 1: Dario Argento’s Suspiria (1977)

Episode 1: Dario Argento’s Suspiria (1977) | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Download MP3 It's been 40 years since Dario Argento unleashed his visionary masterpiece, Suspiria on an unsuspecting public. Part Giallo, part horror, part Baroque fairy tale, Suspiria has lost almost none of its ability to shock. On this first episode of The Rear Window Podcast, Davi
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"The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe (Narrated by Jennifer Gill)

"The Raven" is a narrative poem by American writer Edgar Allan Poe. First published in January 1845, the poem is often noted for its musicality, stylize
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Dario Argento Writing New Horror Movie and "Book of Black Fairytales" - Bloody Disgusting!

Dario Argento Writing New Horror Movie and "Book of Black Fairytales" - Bloody Disgusting! | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Oh good, so Dracula 3D won't be his last horror film. As we noted last month, Dario Argento is working on a new horror movie that he's been particularly co
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The Peril of Being Disbelieved: Horror and the Intuition of Women

The Peril of Being Disbelieved: Horror and the Intuition of Women | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
There is a woman in a forest. Or maybe on a highway by a cornfield. At the doorway of a condemned building. And she knows that something is wrong.
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2ª Sessão dos Sustos às Sextas 2017 (integral)

3ª sessão dos Sustos às Sextas de 2017, composta pela interpretação de 3 temas clássicos ligados ao terror, interpretados por 2 professores e uma ex-alun
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Horror Stories for Each of the Passover Plagues

Horror Stories for Each of the Passover Plagues | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Tonight is the first night of Passover—the Jewish holiday commemorating the Israelites’ exodus from Egypt and freedom from slavery. The story is one of triumph and celebration, but in some wa…
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The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales - #FolkloreThursday

The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales - #FolkloreThursday | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Like many people, I thought the Grimm brothers had lived long ago & travelled around Germany collecting stories from old women hunched over spinning wheels.
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How the film adaption of Josh Malerman's Bird Box should be handled

How the film adaption of Josh Malerman's Bird Box should be handled | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
We lay out what the adaptation needs to do in order to do right by Malerman's novel.
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A Good Horror Story Hinges on Sincerity

A Good Horror Story Hinges on Sincerity | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
I watch a lot of horror movies. However many you’re thinking right now, I regret to inform you that you have woefully underestimated the number of horror movies that I have watched in my lifetime. …
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The Gothic in Shakespeare

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Yesterday, April 23, was Shakespeare’s birthday—and also his death day! In honor of the Bard, I figured I would take this opportunity to discuss his connection with the Gothic tradition. Will…
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"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving (Narrated by Jennifer Gill)

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is a short story of speculative fiction by American author Washington Irving, contained in his collection of 34 essays an
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Past Anxieties: Defining the Folk Horror Narrative - #FolkloreThursday

Past Anxieties: Defining the Folk Horror Narrative - #FolkloreThursday | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
‘Have you ever heard the term ‘folk horror’ before?’ I asked a colleague of mine: a classics professor. ‘In particular, when describing drama?’
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The Icelandic Dracula: Bram Stoker's vampire takes a second bite

The Icelandic Dracula: Bram Stoker's vampire takes a second bite | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
When Valdimar Ásmundsson serialised the tale in 1901, he added sex, blood and Norse literature. Now, in Powers of Darkness, he’s been translated back
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H.P. Lovecraft and H.R. Giger: “Was there a Madness to their Methods?”

H.P. Lovecraft and H.R. Giger: “Was there a Madness to their Methods?” | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Both Lovecraft and Giger dredged the hereditary memories of immemorial fear. Like the Grecian god Charon, they poled the haggard ferryboat to the dark underworld. Upon their return, each man captured in his respective mediums – Lovecraft in prose and Giger in paint - hints of the demons and dreamscapes that vibrate with life beyond…
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The Life & Times of Randolph Carter by H. P. Lovecraft - Trailer

EBOOK ON AMAZON: (US) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XX64KLK (UK) https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B06XX64KLK AUDIOBOOK ON AUDIBLE: (US
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4224) Lovecraft, Borges e as paisagens (9.4.2017)

4224) Lovecraft, Borges e as paisagens (9.4.2017) | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Artigos de Braulio Tavares sobre literatura, música, cinema, poesia popular e cultura em geral.
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The Deep End interview with Jack Ketchum

The Deep End interview with Jack Ketchum | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Photo Copyright ©Steve Thornton Joe Mynhardt: Tell us a bit (or a lot) more about your childhood. Primary school, High school, etc. How do you think your experiences benefited or influenced your ca…
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"The Haunting of Hill House" Series Coming to Netflix From "Hush" Director

"The Haunting of Hill House" Series Coming to Netflix From "Hush" Director | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Netflix has ordered a 10 episode series based off Shirley Jackson's novel, "The Haunting of Hill House" with "Hush" director at the helm.
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"Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley (Part 2/15)

This is a weekly series, every Wednesday on Rue Morgue: http://www.rue-morgue.com Chapters: 00:15 - Chapter 1 17:53 - Chapter 2 "Frankenstein; or, Th
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Must-Read Sci-Fi Horror Stories

Must-Read Sci-Fi Horror Stories | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Must-Read Sci-Fi Horror Stories Sci-fi and horror are a match made in heaven (or in hell!). The terrifying imagery and atmosphere of a powerful horror story are exemplified by the imagination stretching ideas of space, utopias and post-apocalyptic worlds. There are many sci-fi horror stories to choose from, but here are our picks of some…
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