“He wants to be just like Vincent Price”: Influence & Intertext in the Gothic Films of Tim Burton

I wrote this essay for my wife. We got married because of Tim Burton and Vincent Price. I was lecturing at an old fashioned Art School (now long since rebranded as a ‘university’), when I first met Gracie, a graphic designer who had just joined the college and moved into the area. We met professionally a… Continue reading “He wants to be just like Vincent Price”: Influence & Intertext in the Gothic Films of Tim Burton

‘Of Magic and Terror, and Mysterious Symbols’: Batman and the Discourse of the Literary Gothic

‘Of Magic and Terror, and Mysterious Symbols’: Batman and the Discourse of the Literary Gothic Stephen James Carver Ph.D. Previously unpublished, paper originally presented at the American Image/Text Conference, University of East Anglia, Norwich, June, 2011 Copyright © SJ Carver 2011, 2013 Like the reflection of Poe’s House of Usher in the ‘black and lurid… Continue reading ‘Of Magic and Terror, and Mysterious Symbols’: Batman and the Discourse of the Literary Gothic