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Dark Entries: The School Friend

“Reading Robert Aickman is like watching a magician work, and very often I’m not even sure what the trick was.  All I know is that he did it beautifully.”-  Neil Gaiman… 581 more words


Guest Blog Post: Gothic Collaboration

Gothic Collaboration: The Making of Ravencrest by Tamara Thorne and Alistair Cross 

We love Gothics. Tamara teethed on Dark Shadows, rushing home every day to watch vampire Barnabas, witchy Angelique, and ghostly Quentin. 610 more words


Otra Vuelta de Tuerca (Turn of the Screw) (1985)

Eloy de la Iglesia’s 1985 adaptation of The Turn of the Screw, Otra Vuelta de Tuerca, is almost forgotten today, and about as difficult to find as two critics who agree on the meaning of Henry James’s novella.   700 more words


Edgar Allan Poe

In acknowledgment of the season, I’m pointing you toward Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings blog and some wonderful new illustrations of Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of the Macabre… 182 more words

Seasonal Literary Traditions: Reading James in the Fall

Jason Diamond writes for Lit Hub about his tradition of rereading Henry James’ Turn of the Screw every fall, on the same bench (with a hot coffee) in Washington Square Park. 182 more words


Rezension: Hazel Hutchison - Henry James. Biographie. (Parthas, 2015)

In seinem Text “Refugees In England” (1915), entstanden am Ende eines langen, produktiven Lebens, beschreibt Henry James (1843-1916) wie er in London die Ankunft der ersten belgischen Kriegsflüchtlinge miterlebte. 504 more words


Review: Florence & Giles, by John Harding

Synopsis: 1891. In a crumbling New England mansion, 12-year-old orphan Florence and her younger brother Giles are neglected by their guardian uncle. Banned from reading, Florence devours books in secret, and twists words and phrases into a language uniquely her own. 393 more words

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