The Gothic novel A Grand Tour through lurid worlds

Melbourne Rare Book Week

Event Date: 
5 July 2018
Author / Presenters: 
Melbourne Library Service, Chris Browne

2018 is the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein and is also the 200th anniversary of birth of Emily Bronte, author of Wuthering Heights. To mark these occasions, we are presenting a brief history of the Gothic novel, highlighting important elements and influences of the Gothic tradition. Readings will be given from key books, and brief clips from influential films will be shown. Chris's personal choice of collectible editions of Gothic novels will also be presented.

Thursday 5th July 6:00pm - 8:00pm [Bookings required]