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The Misinterpretation of the Zombie / La Malinterpretación del Zombie gothic literature Apr 01, 2021

THE MISINTERPRETATION OF THE ZOMBIE

From all the monsters in Gothic literature, my least favourite one is the zombie. Unlike the vampire, you couldn’t have a conversation with a zombie. They are slow, clumsy and although they seem to lack a real purpose, for some reason they are after your...

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The Smell of the Dead / La olor a muerto the gothic mind Apr 01, 2021

THE SMELL OF THE DEAD

It still comes to mind, sometimes, when San Juan approaches, my mother saying "it smells like the dead again." And it is that, although the Municipal Cemetery of San Pedro in Badalona was far from our block of flats, as the summer was getting closer that peculiar smell began...

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Discovery of Hooded Spirits / El Descubrimiento de los Encapuchados uncanny frontiers Mar 12, 2021

THE DISCOVERY OF HOODED SPIRITS

The first time Carol Garcia spoke to me about hooded figures, the first thing that I thought of were monks. I suppose that, as many of you also experience, this image always makes me feel a kind of almost morbid curiosity about the secluded life of these people. If...

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3 skills you can develop through the Gothic / 3 habilidades que puedes desarrollar a través de lo gótico gothic and language acquisition Mar 02, 2021

3 skills you can develop through the Gothic

When reading Gothic literature you are not only entertaining yourself by disconnecting from your daily problems. You are doing more than that. You are developing very useful skills that can help you academically, professionally and at a social level. If...

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The Ghost as a social figure / El fantasma como una figura social the gothic mind Feb 20, 2021

THE GHOST AS A SOCIAL FIGURE

From all the ghoulies and monsters, I have always had a soft spot for the “ghost”.

I started reading more about it while I was doing my degree at University, more specifically when I took a module on Arthurian Studies. One day buying books for the...

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El Zumbido: en busca de todo lo gótico. The Hum: searching the Gothic uncanny frontiers Feb 13, 2021

EN BUSCA DE TODO LO GÓTICO - EL ZUMBIDO

Desde sus orígenes, la humanidad siempre ha sentido fascinación por todo lo que le rodea pero también terror por todo a lo que no encuentra explicación y ve como una posible amenaza. Y una de esas fascinaciones es...

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