The Fox sisters are widely depicted as the first spiritualist mediums of history, and the Hydesville cottage is considered the birthplace of spiritualism
Any distinctive subculture has its own world that must be explained, and the Gothic Subculture is one of these worlds that need to be clarified to the public.
The chaos and upheaval that characterised European society in the Middle Ages served as a breeding ground for many peculiar ideas and events.
In this article, we disambiguate the general uses of “uncanny” and establish the sense of an emotional state directed towards particular objects in the world which are characteristically eerie, creepy, and weird.
The belief system that holds the core of the dark weltanschauung can be summarized in a few fundamental ideas about knowledge, death, desire and community.
Monsters are, then, natural subjects for curiosity, and they straightforwardly warrant the ratiocinative energies the plot lavishes upon them