Gothic Fiction

From Dracula, to Frankenstein, to Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, to Twilight’s Edward Cullen…when did our fascination with gothic fiction begin?

In today’s episode Kate is joined by Abby Boucher & Daniel Jenkin-Smith to talk about the origins of gothic fiction, how we define it, and the gender dynamics in the books and films throughout the centuries.

You can hear Abby and Daniel’s podcast, Save Me From My Shelf, here

Produced by Charlotte Long and Sophie Gee. Mixed by Thomas Ntinas.

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