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requiem-on-water:Ghost forest by Stefan Mihaylov

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requiem-on-water:Ghost forest by Stefan Mihaylov

requiem-on-water:

Ghost forest by Stefan Mihaylov

Source: Tales of Necromancy


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corcubiculum: The uncanny is a sensation as intrinsic to the gothic as terror and the sublime. In…

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corcubiculum: The uncanny is a sensation as intrinsic to the gothic as terror and the sublime. In…

corcubiculum:

The uncanny is a sensation as intrinsic to the gothic as terror and the sublime. In his essay on the uncanny, Freud writes of how it is “that class of the frightening which leads back to what is known of old and long familiar.” Imagine, for example, opening the door of your home to find some many-limbed monster rearing its toothy head: you would scream and run. There is nothing uncanny about that. But imagine, on the other hand, that you open the door and an old friend is waiting for you. At first, they do not turn their head to greet you. Then they do so slowly, with a curious pained movement, and when eye finally meets eye there is a look not of fond recognition but of contempt, and repulsion. Few, I suspect, would choose the latter visitor over the first.

The Draw of the Gothic, Sarah Perry

Let’s not forget, you can tell either of them to fuck off and brandish a breadknife if they don’t oblige. Witchcraft doesn’t have to be mystical, it can be very practical indeed…

Source: Tales of Necromancy


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