Tag: tv

Bly Manor Brings the Gothic Out of the Closet

The Haunting of Bly Manor, little sister to Mike Flanagan’s cult Netflix series Hill House, has been condemned as ‘a ghostly mistake’, the most terrifying element being the ‘ear-jangling accents’. It seems that the series’ questionable fear factor seems to have drawn the critics’ eyes from its genius interactions with the ‘queer’ Gothic tradition.

‘Black Books’ Revisited

Paige Miles The owners of second-hand bookshops are both central and marginal to the literary marketplace. In their liminal role, they fulfil the modern demand for cheap, accessible books whilst operating an […]