Gothicka: Vampire Heroes, Human Gods, and the New Supernatural.pdf
"Gothicka "is a well-articulated, compelling argument towards a new understanding of the Gothic as a spiritual portal.--Whitney Borup"Quarterly West" (10/01/2012)
Victoria Nelson is an independent scholar living in California. She has taught at the University of California at Berkeley and at the University of Hawaii
Author's Home: Albany, CA
The Gothic has taken a revolutionary turn in this century. Today's Gothic has fashioned its monsters and devils into heroes and angels and is actively reviving supernaturalism in popular culture. Nelson argues that this mainstreaming of a spiritually driven supernaturalism is a harbinger of what a post-Christian religion in America might look like.