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Dracula: The Vampire and The Critics

Dracula: The Vampire and Critics Edited by Margaret L Carter, 1988 Themes of Racial Purity and the Terror over Race are in Dracula. There is the subtext Darwinian struggle of Global Politics in Dracula.  Britain had imperial opposition during Stoker’s … Continue reading

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Horror Vs Gothic

Horror Vs Gothic As a child I stayed away from horror movies. My mother preferred to stay away from them as well, so it wasn’t difficult to do. However, now and again friends would expose me to a random horror … Continue reading

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High Priestess of Steampunk

High Priestess of Steampunk I read the 2009 book Boneshaker by Cherie Priest in 2012. I was hooked after that. I recently had discovered the genre of Steampunk and read that Priest was one of the best and most popular … Continue reading

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A Legend To Fall For

A Legend To Fall For Brad Pitt is a Legend to Fall For. He caught my eye first in Thelma and Louise back in 1991. His passionate romp with Gena Davis left me lusting for a similar experience. But it … Continue reading

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Gothic: 400 Years of Excess, Horror, Evil and Ruin

Gothic: 400 Years of Excess, Horror, Evil and Ruin Richard Davenport-Hines, 1998 Davenport-Hines begins with the Goths in Eastern Europe in 410AD when the sacked Rome.  In the 1300s, the word Goth came to denote the architecture of that flourished … Continue reading

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Dangerous Dreams

Sometimes violent, sometimes beautiful, but always vivid–my dreams.  I thought I would share some of my more supernatural or mystical dreams November 17, 2000 Apocalypse I was in a small futuristic city in the middle of the desert.  The buildings … Continue reading

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