Tag Archives: University

Miss Jamie Spears at the International Gothic Association Blog

Miss Jamie Spears is a final-year PhD student at the University of Sunderland. Her dissertation ‘A Séance Room of One’s Own: Spiritualism, Spectrality and the New Woman in Late-Victorian Supernatural Fiction‘ is an interesting insight in to the sensational and … Continue reading

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Spectral Visions: The Collection – A Launch Party Review

On Friday 26th September, the Spectral Visions team celebrated the launch of Spectral Visions: The Collection. We hosted a party at The Canny Space, the nickname of the Holy Trinity Church in Sunderland. The Canny Space is an 18th Century … Continue reading

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A Spectral Visions Launch Party

The Gothic is an ever-changing and popular genre which is still contributed to even now. Authors like Darren Shan and L.E Turner contribute to the genre with their children’s and urban fantasy stories, and the genre has continued evolving. Now … Continue reading

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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

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A Quick Word with Darren Shan

Stephanie Gallon managed to catch a quick word with Darren Shan when he was in Newcastle, and got to talk about the most Gothic and horrific of his series, The Demonata. Book one of the series, Lord Loss (2005) was … Continue reading

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