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“Gothic” by Roger Luckhurst is a plentiful book full of Gothic information. Ranging from categories such as architecture, design, film and television.

Gothic

Gothic

by Roger Luckhurst

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ROGER LUCKHURST

“The Gothic speaks to this sense that we are all entangled in a messy middle, living in weird borderless biomes whose complex networks we can barely fathom.”

Gothic Architecture

“Pointed arches stretch up towards God, flooding the interior with divine light and inspiring solemn awe, what one commentator called ‘an artificial infinite’.” - Roger Luckhurst

Monsters

“Monsters are cultural bodies that mark a ‘crisis of category’.” - Jeffery Jerome Cohen

Cross-species Assemblages

“Humans exist in complex, interdependent, cross-species assemblages that drives a more subtle kind of monster.” - Roger Luckhurst

Tentacles

“The octopus is likely to be ‘the closest we will come to meeting an intelligent alien’.” - Peter Godfrey-Smith, The Octopus and the Evolution of I...

Fungi

“The biological world of fungi is highly ordered, marked by open-ended cooperative assemblages, ecologies whose complexities scientists are still trying to grasp.” - Roger Luckhurst

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