The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies 11 (June 30, 2012)

Contents of Issue #11

Editorial Announcement from Bernice M. Murphy & Elizabeth McCarthy

ARTICLES

Brian Baker: Tape Spectra

Sinéad Sturgeon: ‘Seven Devils’: Gerald Griffin’s ‘The Brown Man’ and the Making of Irish Gothic

Ana Finel Honigman: What Lies Beneath: Amie Dickie, Dawn Mellor and Goth Pop Art

Fiona McCulloch: ‘Looking Back’: Scottish Queer Gothic Returns in Zoe Strachan’s Ever Fallen in Love

Hans Staats: Re-envisioning The Devil-Doll: Child’s Play and the Modern Horror Film

Jerry D. Metz: “Headcheese and a Side of Benjamin:” Aura and The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)’s Working-Class Gaze

 

BOOK REVIEWS

Christina Morin, Charles Robert Maturin and the Haunting of Irish Romantic Fiction

Lisa K. Perdigao, From Modernist Entombment to Postmodernist Exhumation: Dead Bodies in Twentieth-Century American Fiction

Dongshin Yi, A Genealogy of the Cybergothic: Aesthetics and Ethics in the Age of the Posthuman

John Sears, Stephen King’s Gothic

Bianca Del Villano, Ghostly Alterities: Spectrality and Contemporary Literatures in English

Darryl Jones, Elizabeth McCarthy and Bernice M. Murphy (eds.), It Came From the 1950s!: Popular Culture, Popular Anxieties

Ed Cameron, The Psychopathology of the Gothic Romance: Perversion, Neuroses and Psychosis in the Early Works of the Genre

 

FILM REVIEWS

The Monk (Le Moine) (Dir. Dominik Moll) Spain/France 2011

The Awakening (Dir: Nick Murphy) UK 2011

Contagion (Dir. Steven Soderbergh) USA 2011

Paranormal Activity 3 (Dir. Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost) USA 2011

Stephen Volk Interview

 

MULTI-MEDIA REVIEWS

Crossed (Writer: Garth Ennis, Artist: Jacen Burrows, Publisher: Avatar Press)

Amnesia: The Dark Descent (Developer & Publisher: Frictional Games)

The Walking Dead: A New Day (Developer & Publisher: Telltale Games)

 

TELEVISION REVIEWS

The Secret Circle (CW/ Sky Living, Sept 2011 – May 2012)

The Fades (BBC3, Sept – Oct 2011)

Desperate Housewives: Witches Lament (ABC, 2011)

Fear Itself (NBC, 2008)