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At the end of January, I announced that I’d be reading Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto for NaNoReMo. I updated on my progress a couple of weeks ago, and I’m pleased to say I’ve finished it. I’m glad about this for two reasons; on one hand, I’m glad I finished within the given month, […]
At the end of January, I announced that I’d be reading Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto for NaNoReMo. I’d chosen it due to its privileged position within the canon of Gothic literature, and because many of its themes and motifs appear in later novels, and by extension, within the gothic mode of filmmaking. It’s […]
John Wiswell has reminded me that National Novel Reading Month begins on February 1st. It’s quite simple – you choose a classic you’ve never read, read it in February, and then talk about it. As I’m looking at the Gothic as part of my PhD thesis, I think it only right that I choose a […]