Werewolves, monsters, ghosts and vampires

Spooky reads that'll keep you up at night!

Book covers: Adapting Frankenstein, the monster's eternal lives in popular culture edited by Dennis R Cutchins and Dennis R Perry; The ghost story, 1840-1920 by Andrew Smith and A familiar compound ghost. Allusion and the uncanny by Sarah Amies Brown

Read up on all things creepy with our amazing gothic e-book collection from Manchester University Press

To get you in the mood for this week’s scary celebrations, we have picked out ten titles from Manchester Gothic exploring the gothic and death to monsters, vampires, werewolves and ghosts and covering the fields of literature, history, film, television, theatre and visual arts.

Access the e-books by clicking on the titles below.

Happy Halloween!

Adapting Frankenstein. Editors: Dennis Cutchins and Dennis R. Perry.

She-wolf. A cultural history of female werewolves. Editor: Hannah Priest.

A familiar compound ghost: Allusion and the uncanny. Author: Sarah Annes Brown.

Monstrous adaptations. Generic and thematic mutations in horror film. Editors: Richard J. Hand and Jay McRoy.

Listen in terror. British horror radio from the advent of broadcasting to the digital age. Author: Richard J. Hand.

Open Graves, Open Minds. Representations of Vampires and the Undead from the Enlightenment to the Present Day. Editors: Sam George and Bill Hughes.

Limits of horror. Technology, bodies, Gothic. Author: Fred Botting.

The ghost story, 1840–1920. A cultural history. Author: Andrew Smith.

Monstrous media/spectral subjects. Imaging gothic from the nineteenth century to the present. Editors: Fred Botting and Catherine Spooner.

In the company of wolves. Werewolves, wolves and wild children. Editors: Sam George and Bill Hughes.

For any questions on using Manchester Gothic e-books or finding other resources on your subject, please get in touch at libraryhelp@kent.ac.uk

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