Manchester Gothic is an unrivalled collection of gothic literature including over 40 books and numerous journal articles written by leading names in the field and covering literature, film, television, theatre and visual arts, dating from the eighteenth century to the present day.

Interest in the gothic has exploded in recent years, making Manchester Gothic a valuable resource to students and academics interested in gothic studies and genre developments. Manchester Gothic explores the reasons why gothic studies is so prevalent in the fields of art, film, literature and culture by providing easy access to digital texts, essays and studies in all things gothic. From the study of gothic and death to monsters, vampires, werewolves and ghosts as well as studies on visionaries such as Clive Barker, Terry Gilliam, Alan Moore and Terence Fisher, Manchester Gothic brings them all together in one easy to use resource.

Manchester Gothic is hosted exclusively on Manchester University Press’s new digital content site, manchesterhive. Click the site logo to find out more.



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