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After The Cult came The Cure. Nov 10, Linda rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Compiled by acclaimed Goth journalist and poet Liisa Ladouceur, it gives readers insight into the unique vernacular of this fascinating community, describing in detail and with black humour the fashion, music, and lifestyle as well as sharing insider slang such as Baby Bat, Corp Goth and the Gothic Two-Step, and the first ever Goth Band Family Tree.

A great addition to any darkling’s library.

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It has a very solid background on the the Goth subculture and elements that influenced it. Each new wave brought their own codes of conduct and methods of communication. Dec 04, Aurumora rated it liked it Shelves: Sep 21, Michelle enncyclopedia it liked it Shelves: Encyclopedia Gothica Liisa Ladouceur No preview available – There were also some entries I missed, encyclpoedia were not included, encyclopedix overall it was informative and the humour made me chuckle more than a few times.


I was, of course, doomed. For the most part, Liisa Ladouceur delivered what she promised,a reference book for Gothaholics and their minions. John rated it really liked it Dec 16, An sich ist das Buch gut verarbeitet und besonders wertig auch mit der Gestaltung des Buchschnittes.

Encyclopedia Gothica by Liisa Ladouceur

Whether you agree or disagree with the author’s observations, it’s one of the essential books I’ve run across on the topic of Gothdom. She writes a music column for Rue Morgue magazine and hosts a weekly all-horror podcast on Rue Morgue Radio.

Aug 12, Annari Du plessis rated it liked it. Although I was bored when it came to the explanations of bands and Goth people, this encyclopedia was really informing to those gofhica us who have only a slight definition of the Goth world. First of all I love the cover.

As someone who’s pretty much an outsider to “gothdom” despite liking a lot of the bands, authors, movies etc mentioned, I learnt quite a lot. A mostly even-handed and objective encyclopedia of Goth culture. Gary Pullin is an illustrator and the art director for Rue Morgue magazine. You’ll probably spend hours searching for her references online Encuclopedia book is not yet featured on Listopia.


Terrific illustrations, including one of Nivek Ogre. Missvandort rated it liked it Sep 16, Joel Gordon rated it it was amazing Mar 05, I like emcyclopedia words, dead things, asking and answering questions. A wonderfully delightful encyclopedia of the Goth culture from the beginning to now written with humor and wit.

Especially by the media. No trivia or quizzes yet. Jun 17, Mira rated it liked it.

Ultimately, I started publishing my own fanzine The Ninth Wavenamed after an album side by Kate Bush and guest co—hosting a campus radio show, Beyond the Gates of Hell, encyclopesia the Gothiest boy in town. I loved reading this, I thought it was informative, and also really witty.

Encyclopedia Gothica

I would declare how we are not all suicidal or satanic, speak haughtily of a love for gothicw and philosophy and beauty and romance, trying my best to convey, in a way that just might make it into the inevitably truncated soundbite, just what is Goth. Aug 17, Rosemary rated it really liked it. Jon Steffens rated it really liked it Jul 12, Sep 07, Belen rated it really liked it.