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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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An Interview with Dr Bill Hughes

Stephanie Gallon interviewed Dr Bill Hughes. Dr Hughes is one of the founders of the Open Graves, Open Minds research project. His research areas are paranormal romance, the Byronic hero and the undead. His latest publication is Open Graves, Open … 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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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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White Fell and the Criminal Woman: The Donna Deliquente in The Were-Wolf

In the 19th century, the society of the time was experiencing a number of rapid changes: urbanisation was beginning to take effect, parts of the country were living in poverty, and the female rights movement was truly underway. The old … Continue reading

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An Interview with Dr Alison Younger

Stephanie Gallon interviewed Dr Alison Younger. Dr Younger is a literature lecturer at the University of Sunderland. Her specialties are in the Medieval, Gothic, monstrosity and the discourse of the gentleman in the 19th century. In that past year, she … Continue reading

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