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Occultism, Hauntology and the Urban ‘Wyrd’

Adam Scovell

Adam Scovell is a writer and filmmaker from The Wirral, currently based in London. He is studying for a PhD in film music and transcendental style at the University of Liverpool and Goldsmiths. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Folk Horror : Hours Dreadful and Things Strange

Auteur, 2017

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...Introduction In April 2014 I was working on an essay on the music used in Folk Horror films when I was confronted with a rather intriguing photograph. At first, I believed it to be merely another film still with the potential to illustrate...

Trilogy

Adam Scovell

Adam Scovell is a writer and filmmaker from The Wirral, currently based in London. He is studying for a PhD in film music and transcendental style at the University of Liverpool and Goldsmiths. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Folk Horror : Hours Dreadful and Things Strange

Auteur, 2017

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... immediately in the post-war period. As Adam Richards writes, ‘The counterculture that developed during the 1960s was an alternative lifestyle chosen by individuals who would eventually become known as hippies, freaks or long hairs. Members...

Rurality

Adam Scovell

Adam Scovell is a writer and filmmaker from The Wirral, currently based in London. He is studying for a PhD in film music and transcendental style at the University of Liverpool and Goldsmiths. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Folk Horror : Hours Dreadful and Things Strange

Auteur, 2017

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...Reality As Rurality The sense of the past lying just behind the present — ‘the pattern under the plough’, as the folklorist George Ewart Evans put it is a key feature of British, especially English, art of the past Century. Let’s call...

‘Hours dreadful and things strange’

Adam Scovell

Adam Scovell is a writer and filmmaker from The Wirral, currently based in London. He is studying for a PhD in film music and transcendental style at the University of Liverpool and Goldsmiths. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Folk Horror : Hours Dreadful and Things Strange

Auteur, 2017

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...Threescore and ten I can remember well: Within the volume of which time I have seen Hours dreadful and things strange; but this sore night Hath trifled former knowings. Old Man in Macbeth (1611) A Cold Evening In Stockport In October 2013,...

‘Sumer-Is-Icumen-In’: Modern Folk Horror

Adam Scovell

Adam Scovell is a writer and filmmaker from The Wirral, currently based in London. He is studying for a PhD in film music and transcendental style at the University of Liverpool and Goldsmiths. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Folk Horror : Hours Dreadful and Things Strange

Auteur, 2017

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...Introduction ‘I conjure thee to speak to me!’ — Thomasin (Anya Taylor-Joy) in The Witch (2015) In March 2016, the weather had yet to turn into anything vaguely resembling spring; the skies and evenings were constantly moody...

Topographies

Adam Scovell

Adam Scovell is a writer and filmmaker from The Wirral, currently based in London. He is studying for a PhD in film music and transcendental style at the University of Liverpool and Goldsmiths. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Folk Horror : Hours Dreadful and Things Strange

Auteur, 2017

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... story was undoubtedly influenced by the waves of large-scale tragedy that the writer bore witness to during the period of the First World War as Adam Easterbrook conveys: With many years’ writing experience behind him and the loss of both...