Claire Cronin shares a reading list to celebrate BLUE LIGHT OF THE SCREEN.
Tags: Arthur Machen, Blue Light of the Screen, Books of Blood, Claire Cronin, Clive Barker, Cold Hand in Mine, Daphne du Maurier, Dark Water, Don't Look Now, Emily Carroll, ghost stories, Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, Glimpses of the Unknown, guy de maupassant, In a Glass Darkly, Japanese Ghost Stories, Julia Gfrörer, Koji Suzuki, Lafcadio Hearn, M. R. James, Mariana Enriquez, Mike Ashley, Robert Aickman, Sheridan Le Fanu, silvina ocampo, The Great God Pan and Other Horror Stories, The Horla, Things We Lost in the Fire, Through the Woods, Thus Were Their Faces, vision, What to Read When
The root of these imagined, monstrous versions of women, Doyle argues, is fear. ...more
Tags: #metoo, anger, book review, Burn It Down, Daphne du Maurier, Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers, feminism, feminist, Frankenstein, gender criticism, gender inequality, gender stereotypes, Good and Mad, horror films, horror movies, Kim Liao, Lilly Dancyger, Mary Shelley, misogyny, motherhood, mothers, Neve Campbell, on monsters, patriarchy, rage, Rage Becomes Her, rebecca, Rebecca Traister, Sady Doyle, Scream, Soraya Chemaly, stereotypes, The Exorcist, tropes, Trump, violence against women, witches, women's anger
Randon Billings Noble shares a reading list to celebrate BE WITH ME ALWAYS.
Tags: Be with Me Always, beloved, Blankets, Boxers & Saints, Cheryl Strayed, craig thompson, Daphne du Maurier, emily bronte, Eva Saulitis, Gene Luen Yang, Leaving Resurrection, Maxine Hong Kingston, Michael Cunningham, Mrs. Dalloway, randon billings noble, rebecca, Terry Tempest Williams, The Hours, Tiny Beautiful Things, Toni Morrison, virginia woolf, What to Read When, When Women Were Birds, Woman Warrior, wuthering heights
“If the door doesn’t open, it’s okay to walk away, give your poor head a rest. And try again later.”
Tags: albert camus, beloved, Daphne du Maurier, Debra Jo Immergut, Ecco, Edie Meidav, existentialism, fatalism, Flannery O'Connor, Hitchcock, Ian McEwan, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Life and Fate, Orange Is The New Black, prison, Soledad Brother: The Prison Letters of George Jackson, The Captives, The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project, Thomas Hardy, Toni Morrison, Vasily Grossman, Washington DC, watergate
Author Meghan Lamb‘s new novel, Silk Flowers (Birds of Lace, March 2017), is a book that cuts to the core of disturbance. In it, a woman is struck by an inexplicable and undiagnosable illness that renders her immobile and takes away her ability to speak. Her husband must become her caretaker, living with a woman […]
Tags: A Rumpus Interview, All of Your Most Private Places, Anna Kavan, body, bronte sisters, Christina Wood Martinez, Daphne du Maurier, Edith Wharton, Failure to Thrive, fiction, horror, husbands and wives, illness, joyce carol oates, marriage, Meghan Lamb, memoir, Muriel Spark, New Years Eve at the Pine Burr Inn, peroneal neuropathy, revision, Shirley Jackson, Significant Others, Silk Flowers, Spork Press, The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project