Tag Archives: contemporary gothic

Beautiful things are fragile; Female Gothic and Crimson Peak

As part of Halloween month and our Contemporary Media and Gothic series, Stephanie Gallon has done a review on the newly released Gothic horror Crimson Peak. Stephanie recently graduated with an MA in English Studies from the University of Sunderland. … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Gothic in Night on Bald Mountain (1940)

As part of our Contemporary Media and the Gothic series, Stephanie Gallon looks at the Gothic influences of a Disney short. Stephanie is an MA English student. Her interest in the Gothic is werewolf literature, feminism and monster theory. See … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Femme Fatale: American Horror Story and Those Deadly Women.

As part of our Contemporary Media and the Gothic series, Sunderland graduate Sophie Raine explores the femme fatale in American Horror Story. Sophie studied MA English. Her interest in the Gothic is feminism and penny dreadfuls. Escaping the bonds of … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Monstrum: A New Journal

We are pleased to announce the official launch of Monstrum, published by Spectral Visions Press. So what exactly is Monstrum? Monstrum is an academic journal which specialises in monsters and the monstrous. It welcomes submissions of an interdisciplinary kind, as … Continue reading

Posted in Call for Submissions, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Art of Gothic: Britain’s Midnight Hour

As part of our Monthly Reviews, Katie Watson did a review of The Art of Gothic. Katie is a third year English and Drama student. Over recent weeks the BBC have released a series which attempts to explain the Gothic … Continue reading

Posted in Review | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Clown with a Twist

As part of our Contemporary Media and the Gothic series, Jenah Colledge has done a character review of Twisty the clown, from the hit US show American Horror Story: Freakshow. Jenah is third year English and Creative Writing student. The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tate Langdon – The Loveable Murdering Rapist

As part of our Contemporary Media and the Gothic series, Holly Youell has done a character review of  Tate Langdon, from the hit US show American Horror Story. Holly is first year English and Creative Writing student. Things to look … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

With me, you will behold terrible wonders; a review of Penny Dreadful

As part of our Contemporary Media and the Gothic series, Stephanie Gallon has reviewed the Sky Atlantic series, Penny Dreadful. Stephanie is an MA English student. There is some thing within us all. That is what was blazoned across the … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments