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The Gothic: from Dracula to The Shining

The Gothic: from Dracula to The Shining

Update: 2022-01-195
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Roger Luckhurst speaks to Ellie Cawthorne about how the idea of the Gothic has evolved and mutated over time, from medieval-inspired architecture and 19th-century vampire fiction to politicised horror films. He also reveals how the genre has been used as a vehicle to explore society’s anxieties over time, from sex and gender to race and colonialism. 


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The Gothic: from Dracula to The Shining

The Gothic: from Dracula to The Shining