Manchester Stories 7: Gothic Tales
Edited by Emma Unsworth
gothic – adj.
2. in the style of architecture prevalent in W. Europe in the 12th-16th c., characterized by pointed arches.
3. (of a novel, etc.) in a style popular in the 18th-19th c., with supernatural or horrifying events.
4. barbarous, uncouth.
The theme for this special edition is ‘gothic’ and modern, urban responses to what gothic means, or can mean, in modern Britain. From supernatural prophecies and revenge from beyond the grave to more psychological horrors, and social and economic underworlds.
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- 15 Oct 2004