Tag Archives: Gothic

Dracula in Criticism

By | November 8, 2012

Dracula has attracted the attention of a remarkable breadth of critical and theoretical approaches over the past 50 years. These range from the most orthodox of 1970s Freudian interpretations to the acerbic historicist rejections of psychoanalysis characteristic of the 1990s, and encompass the intellectual shifts that have blurred the boundaries between feminism and gender studies,… Read More »

Zombie London in 28 Days Later

By | October 31, 2012

We discuss the literary and cinematic depiction of Zombie London in 28 Days Later and key literary writers….

“Isn’t it Every Girl’s Dream to be Married in White?” – Angela Carter’s Gothic Bride

By | October 30, 2012

Angela Carter’s Bridal Gothic

The Vampire: the most enduring of all gothic monsters

By | October 29, 2012

Our second Halloween inspired blog post of the day comes from Gothic Histories: The Taste for Terror, 1764 to the Present by Clive Bloom. Taking you on a journey of gothic awakening, Clive Bloom leads the reader through every aspect of this horror genre – from the haunted landscapes of the Romantics through to Frankenstein… Read More »

Contemporary Fiction Research Seminar – University of London, Saturday 30th June

By | June 27, 2012

The last Contemporary Fiction Research Seminar of the summer semester at the Institute of Education – University of London, will take place on Saturday June 30 in room 261, on the second floor of Senate House from 2-4 pm.  The session is a special seminar to launch the publication of the anthology Alan Moore and the Gothic… Read More »