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Gothic Literature: A History

It's Gothic Horror month here at The Midnight Society. There have already been some fabulous posts like Both Things I Know About Gothic Horror I Learned from Jane Austen Who Learned from Ann Radcliffe from Erica Davis and My Favorite Gothics from Jenna Lehne. Today I wanted to talk about Gothic literature and tell you a little more about it. There's so much I could say about this subject, as it includes most of my favorite stories and authors, but for the sake of not rambling, I tried to keep my wits about me. But first, let me share my Gothic lit[...]


Counting Casualties Podcast: Gothic Fiction

I woke up this morning to rain and cold, and while making coffee and blearily looking onto the cross-street below from my kitchen, I noticed a hearse, a limo, six pallbearers, and a maple coffin being carried into the church across the street. I've lived in this apartment three years now, and this is the first time I've seen a proper funeral procession walk into that place. I realize this makes me a bit morbid, but with the weather as it is, all I'd really need to throw at this scenario to turn it into a plot bunny is Guns n' Roses playing "November Rain" in t[...]