G. H. Finn reviews Adam Scovell’s excellent new book: Folk Horror: Hours Dreadful and Things Strange.
The emotional and spiritual dimension of being in place, in the work of Alan Garner, powerfully reminds us of our connection to the land and stories.
‘Have you ever heard the term ‘folk horror’ before?’ I asked a colleague of mine: a classics professor. ‘In particular, when describing drama?’
Werewolves are considered to be a traditional monster in the twenty-first-century popular culture.
The burial and subsequent unearthing of cursed objects is an act that is astonishingly common in Folk Horror.