Goth subculture is theologically fascinating as a form of cultural expression which co-opts religious language and iconography to engage existential themes of darkness, suffering, and death
While precise origins are hard to trace, it is clear that non-subcultural record labels, distributors and retailers played a significant role in the goth scene right from its beginnings
Goth entrepreneurs can run a serious business within their framework but cannot be seen as part of the creative class because creative class combines work and a way of life
Steampunk’s growing popularity in books, film, games, fashion, and décor, has only exacerbated the problem, as the term has evolved from a literary subgenre of Science Fiction.
Businesses were looked into in this article from the point of view of the creative goth subculture
To nineteenth-century writers the phrase “clothes make the man” no empty cliche, but a profound and perceptive truth about the workings of society.
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