Tag: Gothic

Mary Shelley and The Birth of Frankenstein

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SARAH PARKIN examines how England's greatest gothic horror novel Frankenstein came to be and its affect when it was released...

Neglected Monsters, or Why Frankenstein was a Terrible Father

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Mary Shelley Frankenstein
DR KAJA FRANCK marks International Women's Day by looking at Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, still politically relevant 200 years on...

John Polidori: Genesis of The Vampyre and the Byronic Hero

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John Polidori The Vampyre
DR KAJA FRANCK explores how the birth of Frankenstein also involved the creation of the first English vampire novel by John Polidori

Gothic: The Proper Setting for the Paranormal

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Gothic Eddie Brazil
EDDIE BRAZIL tells us why gothic landscapes and buildings are the perfect setting for a spooky film, literature and art...

Was Dracula’s Guest a prequel to Dracula?

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Dracula's Guest
KAJA FRANCK ponders whether the Dracula's Guest short story was really a prequel to Dracula

Crimson Peak 2015 REVIEW

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Crimson Peak 2015 is the latest gothic thriller from Guillermo del Toro. ANN MASSEY takes a look...

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Ghostwatch, the birth of paranormal reality TV

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Ghostwatch terrified 10-year-old MJ STEEL COLLINS back in 1992. She now looks back on the groundbreaking paranormal TV special.

Ratcliff Highway Murders: London’s Brutal Killings Revealed

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The Ratcliff Highway Murders are the most horrific London crimes you've probably never heard of, TREVOR BOND says.

How to Start Your Own Paranormal Team

Investigating potentially haunted places is lots of fun. ANN MASSEY gives us her Spooky Isles guide to starting your own paranormal team to join you on your ghost hunting adventures!
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ANN MASSEY gives us her Spooky Isles guide to starting your own paranormal team.

Edinburgh’s Top 5 Haunted Places to Visit at Halloween

Haunted Edinburgh Castle
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Haunted Edinburgh's spookiest sites according to MJ Steel Collins