Essays

A Monster of Science: A look at Gothic Tropes in The Bacillus and Strange Case of Jekyll and Hyde

The gothic is notorious for exciting the fascination with all things darker and uncanny within its audience. Two texts utilising the gothic tropes of strange science, and the monster, which shall be compared are Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of…

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The New Weird: Subverting the traditional

The New Weird is a hybrid genre of science fiction, horror and fantasy estranged from traditional conventions by creating indefinable, unexplainable, and inexplicable events and creatures. Investigated within this paper will be the New Weird monster, New Weird’s subversion of…

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