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Vastarien: rivista dedicata a Ligotti e al fantastico

DE068243-5354-414B-9F25-1EAAA8600298Ha visto finalmente la luce il progetto Kickstarter cha ha portato al primo numero della rivista Vastarien : A Literary Journal, diretta da Matt Cardin e Jon Padgett, e dedicata all’opera di Thomas Ligotti e più in generale all’orrore sovrannaturale. Diversi contributi critici, ma ricca anche la parte di narrativa nelle fitte 284 pagine di questo primo numero. Ecco qui di seguito i contenuti.

It is finally available the first issue of Vastarien : A Literary Journal, directed by Matt Cardin and Jon Padgett, and focused on the works of Thomas Ligotti and the supernatural in general. Here follows the list of contents.

– Foreword to the Polish edition of Teatro Grottesco (Okultura, 2014)
Thomas Ligotti

– The Gods in Their Seats, Unblinking
Kurt Fawver

– The Nightmare of His Art: The Horrific Power of the Imagination in “The Troubles of Dr. Thoss” and “Gas Station Carnivals”
W. Silverwood

– Affirmation of the Spirit: Consciousness, Transformation, and the Fourth World in Film
Christopher Slatsky

– Try the Veal
Robert Beveridge

– How to Construct a Gun from Your Own Flesh
Michael Uhall

– “Eccentric to the Healthy Social Order”: Inversions of Family, Community, and Religion in Thomas Ligotti’s “The Last Feast of Harlequin”
Michael J. Abolafia

– “They say I should kill myself and not try to spoil their enjoyment in being alive”: An Interview with Thomas Ligotti
Wojciech Gunia

– Wraiths
Wade German

– Eraserhead as Antinatalist Allegory
Colby Smith

– The Theatre of Ovid
Aaron Worth

– The Alienation of the Self: Marx, Polanyi, and Ligottian Horror
S. L. Edwards

– Strange Bird
Ian Mullins

– Solar Flare
Paul L. Bates

– Night Walks: The Films of Val Lewton
Michael Penkas

– Infinite Light, Infinite Darkness
Martin Rose

– Nervous Wares & Abnormal Stares
Devin Goff

– My Time at the Drake Clinic
Jordan Krall

– Notes on a Horror
Dr. Raymond Thoss

– Singing the Song of My Unmaking
Christopher Ropes
Annunci

Scienza Lovecraftiana

imageE’ disponibile, in formato kindle, il Journal of Lovecraftian Science, pubblicazione annuale sugli studi scientifici a tema lovecraftiano.

Il volume, scritto da Fred S. Lubnow, illustrato da Steve Maschuck ed edito da Scott R. Jones, è stato prodotto grazie ad una campagna kickstarter che recentemente ha permesso al team di programmare anche un secondo volume. Sul sito ufficiale del progetto potete trovare le ultime notizie ed interessanti articoli a tema lovecraftiano.

Qui di seguito, i contenuti del testo.

 

It is now available the kindle edition of the Journal of Lovecraftian Science, an annual periodical dedicated to scientific investigation in H.P. Lovecraft’s world. 

The journal, written by Fred S. Lubnow, illustrated by Steve Maschuck and edited by Scott R. Jones, was a successful kickstarter project that produced lately its second volume.  You can find more about the whole project at this website

Here follows the table of contents.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Section 1
Main Articles

H. P. Lovecraft and his Love for Science
Biology of the Old Ones
Einstein in a Lovecraftian Universe
From Beyond
Mathematics in the Witch House

Section 2
Request of Inquiry
What are the Dreamlands?
What is Yog-Sothoth and its Relation to the Cosmos?
How can Humans and Deep Ones Interbreed?
The Nature of Cthulhu
The Transfer of Consciousness in The Thing on the Doorstep
Differences and Similarities among the Elder Things, Mi-Go and Spawn of Cthulhu
How Cthulhu Communicates with Humanity
The Role of the Elder Things in the Geologic History of Earth
Literature Cited

Vastarien, rivista letteraria

Matt Cardin, Jon Padgett, Brian Poe e Kevin Moquin hanno annunciato la nascita di una nuova rivista letteraria, Vastarien- A Literary Journal, dedicata agli studi sull’opera di Thomas Ligotti e agli Autori e Artisti ad esso correlati.

La rivista accoglierà lavori di critica letteraria, narrativa horror, poesia e arte, ed è attualmente in attesa di contribuzioni e collaborazioni per l’uscita del primo numero.

Maggiori informazioni a questo link.

 

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Matt Cardin, Jon Padgett, Brian Poe and Kevin Moquin announced that Vastarien: A Literary Journal is now open for submissions. Vastarien aspires to be a source of critical study and creative response to the corpus of Thomas Ligotti, as well as associated authors and creative work.

More informations at this link.

Wormwood 26

imageSarà disponibile da domani il numero 26 di Wormwood, rivista dedicata al fantastico, al soprannaturale e al decadente in letteratura, pubblicata da Tartarus Press.

Qui di seguito il sommario del nuovo numero.

The new issue of Wormwood, the paperback journal devoted to discussion of authors, books and themes in the fields of the fantastic, supernatural and decadent in literature by Tartarus Press.

Here the table of contents of issue n. 26.

SOMMARIO/TABLE OF CONTENTS Wormood 26

-Inner Rooms: A Weird, Ecstatic Cosmology by Daniel Watt
-The Strange and the Supernatural in the Short Stories of Rudyard Kipling by Colin Insole
-Lords of All Power: The Apocalyptic Science Fiction Novels of Robert Hugh Benson: Part 1 by John Howard
AA Weekend with a Latterday Henry Ryecroft: Roger Dobson and the Lost Club’s Last Literary Expedition by Mark Samuels
-D.K. Broster: Short Voyages through Dark Waters by Mike Barrett
-Reality within ‘Supernatural’ Tales by John Gaskin
-Under Review by Reggie Oliver
-Late Reviews by Douglas A. Anderson
-Camera Obscura by John Howard

 

Wormwood-25 numeri fantastici

Wormwood 25È disponibile il venticinquesimo numero della rivista di critica letteraria edita da Tartarus Press e curata da Mark Valentine, Wormwood. In questo numero della rivista si parla anche di Ghost Stories e del romanzo The Doll Maker, di Sarban, oscuro autore di cui recentemente Adelphi ha riproposto il romanzo The Sound of His Horn, titolo italiano Il richiamo del corno

 

 

It is now available the issue number 25 of Wormwood, a regular paperback journal devoted to discussion of authors, books and themes in the fields of the fantastic, supernatural and decadent in literature by Tartarus Press. In this issue,  you can find on the menu “Notes on the Modernist Ghost Story” by James Riley and “Dark Dreams and Deep Desires: A Reading of Sarban’s The Doll Maker” by Rebekah Memel Brown. Recently, the italian publisher Adelphi printed one interesting novel by this obscure writer, Sarban, The Sound of His Horn, with the italian title Il richiamo del corno.

Thinking Horror Vol.1

Simon Strantzas annuncia la pubblicazione del primo volume della rivista Thinking Horror: a Journal of Horror Phylosophy vol.1, una raccolta di saggi, editoriali e interviste sul genere horror, di cui Strantzas stesso è co-fondatore e curatore. Il primo volume, in particolare, è incentrato sull’esplorazione dell’Orrore nel Ventunesimo secolo e contiene interventi di celebri nomi dell’horror e weird letterario come Strantzas stesso, Michael Kelly, Nathan Ballingrud e molti altri.

Thnking horror

Simon Strantzas, as co-founder and  associate publisher, announces the coming of Thinking Horror: a Journal of Horror Phylosophy vol.1. The journal will be focused on the contexts and concepts of horror fiction. Each volume of the journal will focus on a single theme, the first of which is Horror in the Twenty-One Century, featuring interviews and essays by Simon Strantzas itself, Michel Kelly, Nathan Ballingrud and much more.