Tag Archives: Contemporary Media and the 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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