Tag Archives: Monster Theory

Folkloric Monsters: The Global Entity

Sunderland graduate Sophie Raine explores some examples of the folkloric monster across the world. Sophie studied MA English. Her interest in the Gothic is feminism and penny dreadfuls. The myth of our first creature is thought to have originated from … Continue reading

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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

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Our Monsters, Ourselves: A Review of Dr Alison Younger’s Talk

Dr Alison Younger, senior lecturer at the University of Sunderland, gave a talk at Newcastle’s Café Culture on Monday 1st December. Speaking volumes of Dr Younger’s talent and reputation, the usual café arrangement of the venue was set out for … Continue reading

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Our Monsters, Ourselves – Dr Alison Younger at Café Culture

Our Monsters, Ourselves – Dr Alison Younger [1/12/14] On Monday 1st December, Dr Alison Younger gave a talk on monsters and monster theory at Newcastle’s Café Culture. Discussing vampires, werewolves and child monsters, she explores some of the most famous … Continue reading

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