The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies 12 (Summer 2013)

Contents of Issue #12

Editorial Note Dara Downey and Jenny McDonnell p.3

ARTICLES

A “Beastly Blood-Sucking Woman”: Invocations of a Gothic Monster in Dorothy L. Sayers’s Unnatural Death (1927)
Katherine Bischoping and Riley Olstead p.4

Bluebeard’s Wives: Horror, Quality and the Paranoid Woman’s Film in the 1940s
Mark Jancovich p.20

“Nightmare Horrors and Perils of the Night”: Zombies and Modern Science
Kristine Larsen p. 44

Ghosted Dramaturgy: Mapping the Haunted Space in Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More
Deirdre O’Leary p. 63

Plushies, My Little Cthulhu and Chibithulhu: The Transformation of Cthulhu from Horrific Body to Cute Body
Rachel Mizsei Ward p. 87

BOOK REVIEWS: LITERARY AND CULTURAL CRITICISM

The Mummy’s Curse: The True History of a Dark Fantasy, Roger Luckhurst
Ailise Bulfin p.107

TV Horror: Investigating the Dark Side of the Small Screen, Lorna Jowett and Stacey Abbott
Sarah Cleary p. 110

Popular Revenants: The German Gothic and Its International Reception, 1800-2000, Andrew Cusack and Barry Murnane (eds.)
Daragh Downes p. 115

The Gothic, Postcolonialism and Otherness: Ghosts from Elsewhere, Tabish Khair
Jenny McDonnell p. 118

Reflections in a Glass Darkly: Essays on J. Sheridan Le Fanu, Gary William Crawford, Jim Rockhill and Brian J. Showers (eds.) and The Lost Journal of Bram Stoker: The Dublin Years, Elizabeth Miller and Dacre Stoker (eds.)
James Moriarty p. 121

Gothic Music: The Sounds of the Uncanny, Isabella van Elferen
Shelley Trower p. 126

BOOK REVIEWS: FICTION

The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Neil Gaiman
Adam Crothers p. 130

Granta 117: Horror, John Freeman (ed.); ill. Kanitta Meechubot and Jake and Dinos Chapman (Autumn, 2011)
Edward O’Hare p. 134

Everything is Always Wrong, Graham Tugwell
Alexander Runchman p. 139

BOOKS RECEIVED p. 143

FILM REVIEWS

Melancholia
Ruth Doherty p. 144

The Raven
Marek Lewandowski p. 146

The World’s End
Jenny McDonnell p. 149

Snow White and the Huntsman
Elizabeth Parker p. 155

Stoker
Kate Roddy p. 157

Excision
Oisin Vink p. 160

Maniac
Oisin Vink p. 163

TELEVISION REVIEWS

Hemlock Grove: Season One
Linnie Blake p. 166

Mockingbird Lane
Silvia E. Herrera p. 168

Hannibal: Season One
Sorcha Ní Fhlainn p. 172

Bates Motel: Season One
Oisin Vink p. 174

Notes on Contributors p. 178

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