Encyclopedia Gothica: A Novel

byLiisa LadouceurIllustratorGary Pullin

October 31, 2011|
Encyclopedia Gothica: A Novel by Liisa Ladouceur
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Encyclopedia Gothica is a guide through that shadowiest of subcultures: modern Goths. It collects and defines more than 600 words and phrases used by these children of the night so that you too can engage in conversations about deathhawks and rivetheads and who is more u?bergoth: Bela Lugosi or Robert Smith.

Compiled by acclaimed Goth journalist and poet Liisa Ladouceur, it gives readers insight into the unique vernacular of this fascinating community, describing in detail and with black humour the fashion, music, and lifestyle as well as sharing insider slang such as Baby Bat, Corp Goth and the Gothic Two-Step, and the first ever Goth Band Family Tree. From absinthe to zombies, it''s the Encyclopedia Gothica!

Liisa Ladouceur is a music and unpopular culture journalist, a poet, and a Goth. She has examined the subculture for various publications, has been called upon as a recognized Goth expert for television like MuchMusic, CTV, TVO, and Newsworld, and hosted the sold-out Gothic Toronto literary event for the Luminato Festival. She is curre...
Title:Encyclopedia Gothica: A Novel
Product dimensions:330 pages, 8.5 X 5.25 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:330 pages, 8.5 X 5.25 X 0.5 in
Published:October 31, 2011
Publisher:ECW Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781770410244

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