New books from Joyce Carol Oates, Peter Straub, Victor LaValle and others show us where the genre is going and where it’s been.
Source: Horror: Joyce Carol Oates’s ‘The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror,’ and More
Emer O’Sullivan traces the journey of the literary giant’s Dublin family from riches to rags
Source: The Fall of the House of Wilde review – Oscar’s family misfortunes | Books | The Guardian
Marina Warner explores cross-dressing and the performance of identity in Angela Carter’s fairy tale-inspired works.
Source: Angela Carter: Fairy tales, cross-dressing and the mercurial slipperiness of identity – The British Library
The difference between a poor ballet of the book (see the Royal Ballet’s Frankenstein) and a good one — indeed…
Source: Northern Ballet has triumphed with Brontë: Jane Eyre reviewed
William Harrison Ainsworth’s The Lancashire Witches, published as a serial and then in book form in 1849, has the distinction of being one of the most popular Gothic novels ever written and one of …
Source: The Lancashire Witches and the Most Penitent Female Gothic Wanderer | The Gothic Wanderer