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Dare You? new anthology challenges notions of children’s gothic [Review] | The Gothic Imagination

Dare You? new anthology challenges notions of children’s gothic [Review] | The Gothic Imagination | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it

Since its inception, gothic fiction has been at the heart of a debate about what is and isn’t appropriate reading material for the young. Even the earliest gothic novels were subject to plenty of criticism for exposing impressionable readers to the worst kind of vices and excess. In recent years, some of the terms in this debate have changed, but, as Dr. Catherine Spooner recently pointed out, an anxiety about gothic remains.

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Listen to Victor LaValle, Paul Tremblay, and Laird Barron Dissect the Horror Genre

Listen to Victor LaValle, Paul Tremblay, and Laird Barron Dissect the Horror Genre | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Last week, three masters of horror—Victor LaValle, Paul Tremblay, and Laird Barron—read from their latest works at Book Culture Columbus in New York City, and stopped by The Wall Street JournalR…
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The Gothic and its Forms

The Gothic and its Forms | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Volume 2, Issue 1 of Dark Arts has arrived! Collecting articles on the Gothic and its forms, the summer issue of the journal can now be read online. It contains articles on the ballet Giselle, the vampire child, Thomas Ligotti, and the Gothic aspects of 'wellness' culture. The previous volume is now archived in PDF…
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TTA Press - Black Static: Horror & Dark Fantasy - BLACK STATIC 53

TTA Press: Black Static - BLACK STATIC 53
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23 Hours of H.P. Lovecraft Stories: Hear Readings & Dramatizations of “The Call of Cthulhu,” “The Shadow Over Innsmouth,” & Other Weird Tales

23 Hours of H.P. Lovecraft Stories: Hear Readings & Dramatizations of “The Call of Cthulhu,” “The Shadow Over Innsmouth,” & Other Weird Tales | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
You can hear The H.P. Lovecraft Compendium, 23 hours of readings and dramatizations of Lovecraft’s creepy short stories and novellas, including The Shadow Over Innsmouth, “The Dunwich Horror,” The Whisperer in Darkness,
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“At the Mountains of Madness” web TV show, coming this summer!

“At the Mountains of Madness” web TV show, coming this summer! | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Coming this summer: AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS, a 30 episode animated web TV series! Click the link for details.
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Download Issues of “Weird Tales” (1923-1954): The Pioneering Pulp Horror Magazine Features Original Stories by Lovecraft, Bradbury & Many More

Download Issues of “Weird Tales” (1923-1954): The Pioneering Pulp Horror Magazine Features Original Stories by Lovecraft, Bradbury & Many More | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it


We live in an era of genre. Browse through TV shows of the last decade to see what I mean: Horror, sci-fi, fantasy, superheroes, futuristic dystopias…. Take a casual glance at the burgeoning global film franchises or merchandising empires.
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End of Watch by Stephen King review – a gory climax to the Mercedes trilogy

End of Watch by Stephen King review – a gory climax to the Mercedes trilogy | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
King ramps up the paranormal carnage for the finale, but it’s the detective work that makes this story shine
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8 Great Book-To-Film Horror Adaptations! - Bloody Disgusting!

8 Great Book-To-Film Horror Adaptations! - Bloody Disgusting! | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Sometimes the movie is better than the book! Here are 8 movies who are just as good (if not better) than the books they are based on!
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Penny Dreadful Comes to an End with Season 3 Finale - Dread Central

Penny Dreadful Comes to an End with Season 3 Finale - Dread Central | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Showtime pulled a fast one last night… instead of Episode 3.09, “The Blessed Dark,” being just the season finale of “Penny Dreadful,” it actually marked the end of the series. “I can absolutely confirm it is really over, the end… Continue Reading →
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Cadernos de Daath: Sobre bruxas – e sobre o primeiro caçador de bruxas lisboeta

Cadernos de Daath: Sobre bruxas – e sobre o primeiro caçador de bruxas lisboeta | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
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TOD 001 Alyssa Wong: A Shitstorm in Flavortown and Marc Laidlaw: Swimming Upstream to Spawn - This Is Horror

TOD 001 Alyssa Wong: A Shitstorm in Flavortown and Marc Laidlaw: Swimming Upstream to Spawn - This Is Horror | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Marc Laidlaw, author of White Spawn, and Alyssa Wong, author of 'Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers'.
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Shakespeare: living in a world of witches | OUPblog

Shakespeare: living in a world of witches | OUPblog | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Since he was born a year after the Witchcraft and Conjuration Act of 1563 brought about the era of the witch trials in England, it is hardly a surprise that witches and witchcraft would come to feature in Shakespeare’s work.
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Weird as F@#K Horror

Weird as F@#K Horror | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Online Writers Workshop, Online Monthly Classes taught by published authors and industry professionals and Robust Literature Magazine with Columns, Interviews, Reviews and more.
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George R. R. Martin to Stephen King: 'How the Fuck Do You Write So Fast?'

George R. R. Martin to Stephen King: 'How the Fuck Do You Write So Fast?' | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
This entire nearly hour-long conversation between writing luminaries George R. R. Martin and Stephen King is well worth listening to in its entirety, but before that: skip to around 50:08 and hear Martin ask the one question he’s always wanted to put to King. It’s worth it.
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Disappearance At Devil’s Rock – Book Review

Disappearance At Devil’s Rock – Book Review | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Disappearance At Devil’s Rock Paul Tremblay William Morrow June 21, 2016 Reviewed by Josh Black Disappearance At Devil’s Rock opens with Elizabeth Anderson receiving an early morning ph…
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Hear 230 Episodes of Escape: Classic Radio Dramas of Stories by Ray Bradbury, Edgar Allan Poe, H.G. Wells & More (1947-1954)

Hear 230 Episodes of Escape: Classic Radio Dramas of Stories by Ray Bradbury, Edgar Allan Poe, H.G. Wells & More (1947-1954) | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
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Looking for an Original Sin: Arthur Machen’s “The White People”

Looking for an Original Sin: Arthur Machen’s “The White People” | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Welcome back to the Lovecraft reread, in which two modern Mythos writers get girl cooties all over old Howard’s sandbox, from those who inspired him to those who were inspired in turn. Today we’re …
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The Call of Cthulhu FREE digital copy by Michael Zigerlig, Introductions by H.R. Giger and Brian Yuzna! 60 pages Graphic Novel! Download links for the digital copy are sent out every 24 hrs!

The Call of Cthulhu FREE digital copy by Michael Zigerlig, Introductions by H.R. Giger and Brian Yuzna! 60 pages Graphic Novel! Download links for the digital copy are sent out every 24 hrs! | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Download links for the digital copy are sent out every 24 hrs! "What Zigerlig has done is capture in two dimensions what lurks in the outer dimensions. Rich...a
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Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies

Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies (ISSN 2009-0374) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, electronic publication dedicated to the study of Gothic and horror literature, film, new media and television. Submissions for the next issue of the journal are currently closed. We will update shortly with submission dates for the following issue. More information on submissions…
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The Fireman review – Joe Hill's apocalypse feels real and visceral

The Fireman review – Joe Hill's apocalypse feels real and visceral | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Joe Hill’s follow-up to NOS4R2 envisages a world overcome by a fungus that causes spontaneous human combustion
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Discover the First Horror & Fantasy Magazine, Der Orchideengarten, and Its Bizarre Artwork (1919-1921)

Discover the First Horror & Fantasy Magazine, Der Orchideengarten, and Its Bizarre Artwork (1919-1921) | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it


From the 18th century onward, the genres of Gothic horror and fantasy have flourished, and with them the sensually visceral images now commonplace in film, TV, and comic books.
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Medieval Hysteria, Supernatural Evil, and The Witch: An Interview with Director Robert Eggers

Medieval Hysteria, Supernatural Evil, and The Witch: An Interview with Director Robert Eggers | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
“Nor uglier follow the night-hag, when, called In secret, riding through the air she comes, Lured with the smell of infant blood, to dance With Lapland witches, while the labouring moon Eclipses at their charms.” John Milton’s Paradise Lost (1667) While witches have been a staple of myt
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'A History of Horror' Chronicles the Genre Since 1895 - Bloody Disgusting!

'A History of Horror' Chronicles the Genre Since 1895 - Bloody Disgusting! | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
'A History of Horror' Chronicles the Genre Since 1895
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Frankenstein, the Baroness, and the Climate Refugees of 1816

Frankenstein, the Baroness, and the Climate Refugees of 1816 | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
It is 200 years since The Year Without a Summer, when a sun-obscuring ash cloud — ejected from one of the most powerful volcanic eruptions in recorded history — caused temperatures to plummet the world over. Gillen D’Arcy Wood looks at the humanitarian crisis triggered by the unusual weather, and how it offers an alternative lens through which to read Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, a book begun in its midst.
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