Posts Tagged ‘Horace Walpole’

  • Gothic Literature: A Halloween Post

    Gothic Literature: A Halloween Post

    October 31st, 2013 | Gothic Fiction, Halloween | journalpulp | No Comments

    The Goths, as recounted by a Gothic historian named Jordanes (mid 6th Century AD), were a Teutonic-Germanic people whose original homeland was, according to this same Jordanes, in southern Sweden. At that time, this half-barbaric band was ruled by a king called Berig. It was King Berig who led his people south to the shores […]

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  • The Unsolved Mystery Of Comte De Saint Germain

    The Unsolved Mystery Of Comte De Saint Germain

    February 26th, 2012 | Comte De Saint Germain | journalpulp | 2 Comments

    In my occupation, I serve a great deal of St. Germain (elderflower liquor), and it got me thinking: The Count of St. Germain, it turns out (purported death: February 27, 1784), was among other things a violinist, pianist, composer, inventor, traveler, courtier, adventurer, armchair scientist and alchemist, writer, wit, self-mythologizer, and brilliant conversationalist. He was, […]

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  • The Goths and the Origins of Gothic Literature

    The Goths and the Origins of Gothic Literature

    October 31st, 2011 | Gothic Fiction | journalpulp | No Comments

    The Goths, as recounted by a Gothic historian named Jordanes (mid 6th Century AD), were a Teutonic-Germanic people whose original homeland was, according to this same Jordanes, in southern Sweden. At that time, this half-barbaric band was ruled by a king called Berig. It was King Berig who led his people south to the shores […]

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