The neo-Victorian transmedia performance of Emilie Autumn, in the light of the “disproportionate attention” given to...
The dichotomy of Roman versus Barbarian which Romans maintained throughout these centuries of conflict helped to solidify Gothic identity.
Perhaps, you have probably seen Gothabilly dresses in your local alternative fashion shop – assuming, that is, that you have one – due to the outlook’s recent surge of popularity. Just as deathrock came under the wing of the Goth scene...
There are different ways to tell a story through your skin; orally, where you say it to people you know, through writing, where you create books or simple journals you can get back to and read anytime and through social media, which of course is...
The practice of permanently decorating the human skin is an ancient and widespread one, and evidence for it survives from as early as the Neolithic...
From anthropological curiosity to fairground attraction, subcultural marking to a fashion statement, tattoos have been around for many centuries.
Suicidal patients constituted a significant proportion of the annual admissions to nineteenth-century public lunatic asylums in the United Kingdom.
Recent research has significantly complicated our understanding of Georgian style, regarding new methodologies, functions, and contemporary perception of the 1700s.
Florentine historiographer Giorgio Vasari (1511–1574), the Italian painter, architect, writer and art-historian, was the first to label the...
The characteristic of architecture we now call Gothic first emerged in northern France in around 1140. It evolved during the construction of...
Fantastic beings of the horror film, do indeed, correlate with nightmares and repulsive materials, but do not entirely claim that horror films are...
The recent emergence of a crop of successful French-language horror films manifests a multiplicity of transformations in Québec cinema in particular.
The rapport between Goth subcultures and technology has often been a subject of fascination for those who are part of that subculture and observers.
Comic books brought problematic cultural worth, and it was never more apparent than in the 1970s comic book industry in the United Kingdom.