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Exploring the Gothic at The John Rylands Library

Darkness and Light reveals how Gothic architecture and anatomy inspired and influenced a literary genre, and how the lasting legacy of Gothic can be found in art, films and subculture today. From the fantastical to the macabre, this intriguing exhibition unearths Gothic treasures from the Library’s Special Collections to investigate subjects as varied as the […]

"Nosferatu" director's stolen head, and occult ritual?

In a previous post I discussed an article in Fortean Times that mentioned connections between Western esotericism and an individual connected to the classic silent horror film Nosferatu. Just yesterday the media, in places like The Guardian, reported about a grave robbery in the form of someone stealing the head from the corpse of Nosferatu's […]

CFP: "Expanding the Scope of Horror" - special journal issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

"Expanding the Scope of Horror"; special journal issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities Humanities Education and Research Association Fall 2016: Expanding the Scope of Horror Guest Editors: Edmund Cueva and William Novak The proposed set of essays and book reviews would have as its main objective to offer a new practical model for research and analysis as […]

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