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Memento Mori



A site dedicated to my explorations of the Gothic aesthetic


Currently under construction. Please check back. Meanwhile, a few links to occupy you . . .



Loreena McKennitt

Emilie Autumn

Velvet Chain

Siouxsie and the Banshees

Siouxsie Sioux

Within Temptation





Gothic Charm School



Scholarly Books

The Gothic (Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art)  

Gothic: Four Hundred Years of Excess, Horror, Evil and Ruin

Gothic (The New Critical Idiom)

Gothic Reflections: Narrative Force in Nineteenth-Century Fiction

Goth: Undead Subculture 

Goth: Vamps and Dandies 

Goth: Identity, Style and Subculture 

Gothic: Dark Glamour





More Whimsical Books

Gothic Charm School: An Essential Guide for Goths and Those Who Love Them

Paint It Black: A Guide To Gothic Homemaking 

Late Victorian Gothic Tales (Oxford World's Classics)

What is Goth? Music, Makeup, Attitude, Apparel, Dance, and General Skullduggery

The Goth Bible: A Compendium for the Darkly Inclined

Goth Chic: A Connoisseur's Guide to Dark Culture