Book Review, Gothic Fiction, weird fiction, welsh gothic

#AmReading ~ The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen

Arthur Machen, born Arthur Llewellyn Jones (1863-1947) My first read of 2021 is a classic, a seminal text in many ways that inspired a generation of Weird fiction writers. Arthur Machen was writing a decadent Gothic novella, which is a kind of fantasy-horror juxtaposing the beauty of the natural world with the unspeakable horror that… Continue reading #AmReading ~ The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen

Gothic Fiction, TV/Film Review, welsh gothic

Welsh Gothic: Language

The question of language in Welsh Gothic has undergone a shift since 1997 and the implementation of the Welsh Government's Welsh Language policies. It is no longer a site of contest, but protected in law and promoted across the country. It is visible on all official signs, official forms are bilingual, and schools where Welsh… Continue reading Welsh Gothic: Language