Tag Archives: Gothic

Bridging the Gothic (October 2017 Literary Meeting)

Welcome to the October 2017 Literary Meeting! The most recent literary theme was an attempt to discover what it is about the Gothic that bridges works that so little resemble each other under the same heading of “Gothic.” As always, … Continue reading




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Early and Pre-Gothic Literary Conventions & Examples (October 2015 Literary Meeting)

Welcome to the October 2015 Literary Meeting! The theme for this month’s Literary Meeting was Early and Pre-Gothic Literary Conventions & Examples.  This fall we’ve been doing something a little different in that our theme lasts all semester instead of … Continue reading




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Spooky Small Town America (August 2015 Literary Meeting)

Welcome to the August 2015 Literary Meeting! The most recent literary theme has been “Spooky small town America.”  This is a topic for which there is an abundant supply of literary material, so the theme ran for two months rather that … Continue reading




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Movie Review: Venom (2005)—Southern Gothic that showcases setting

  This review isn’t strictly speaking of a movie shown at a Society meeting, but I watched it privately with one member recently and I have enough to say about it that it’s worth a post.  The official trailer is … Continue reading




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