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.

Key Features and Benefits

Includes 40 internationally respected books as well as Gothic Studies, the official journal of the International Gothic Association

A comprehensive coverage of gothic studies, edited and authored by key figures in the field

Easy to use teaching resource

Updated annually with new, quality content


Clive Barker: Dark Imaginer – Sorcha Ni Fhlainn

Gothic Effigy: A Guide to Dark Visibilities – David Annwn Jones

Gothic Incest: Gender, Sexuality and Transgression – Jenny DiPlacidi

William Blake’s Gothic Imagination – Chris Bundock

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If you’re interested in purchasing the current year content and archive or an annual subscription, please contact Shelly Turner for pricing information. [email protected], call 0161 275 2310