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Encyclopedia Gothica by Liisa Ladouceur
Preview — Encyclopedia Gothica by Liisa Ladouceur. Encyclopedia Gothica is a guide through that shadowiest of subcultures: 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 encyclopedka well as sharing insider slang such as Baby Bat, Corp Goth and the Gothic Two-Step, and the first ever Goth Band Family Tree.
Although I was bored when it came to the explanations of bands and Goth people, this encyclopedia was really informing to those of us who have only a slight definition of the Goth world.
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Each new wave brought their own codes of conduct and methods of communication. I knew melancholy from poetry, but this was ache you could dance to. Es ist schade, dass meine Interessengebiete Film und Literatur so wenig behandelt wurden.
Kathy C rated it really liked it May 18, Sep 28, Jessica rated it it was amazing. Teilweise hat die Autorin ein bisschen Humor bewiesen. Amy Hamilton rated it it was amazing Jan 14, Refresh and try again.
It collects and defines more than 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 ubergoth: That was pretty great.
A treasure trove of uber-goth coolness! Whether you agree or disagree with the author’s observations, it’s one of the essential books I’ve run across on gothicz topic of Gothdom.
Liisa does a wonderful job of covering a wide and continually growing subculture and the book itself is a feast for the eyes. There were also some entries I missed, that were not included, but overall it was informative and fothica humour made me chuckle more than a few times.
As a professional journalist I’ve written about vampires and horror, music and the arts for newspapers, websites and magazines, and worked in film, radio and TV. Like most videos of the era, it was a simple performance clip, the band lip—synching and fake—playing in a studio — in this case one bathed in psychedelic coloured lights. Dec 04, Derek Tatum rated it it was amazing Shelves: An sich ist das Buch gut verarbeitet und besonders wertig auch mit der Gestaltung des Buchschnittes.
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There were Goth—specific shops, Goth magazines and Goth festivals. Next, everything you want or need to know about Goth and living the style is in this book.
This one hard—working four—letter word has been asked to define so many things: Terrific illustrations, including one of Nivek Ogre. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I like arcane words, dead things, asking and answering questions. Tasha rated it it was amazing Oct 14, ECW Press- Reference – pages. Account Options Sign in. I was, of course, doomed. May 17, Chelsea rated it it was amazing Shelves: Roy Huff rated it it was amazing Jun 22, After The Cult came The Cure.
Jan 19, Raija rated it it was amazing. No trivia encyclopedka quizzes yet.
Thanks to explosion of the internet in the mid—s these people — many gothiac them misfits in small towns around the globe — started to find each other in great numbers. I would’ve liked the book to be more objective, because not all goths share the same morality, for instance. Sep 21, Michelle rated it liked it Shelves: I liked this book real interesting facts ike the cover art and the pages looked like it was a old book. A fun read for the black at heart perhaps while sipping a nice vodka cran, from a long-stemmed wine glass, of course.
One of the highlights is the Goth Band Family Tree that does a pretty decent job ehcyclopedia breaking down the various subgenres. There are no discussion topics on gtohica book yet.
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