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Mers and a source of incisive insights for veterans Goth Chic examines this dark culture from multiple angles Each chapter of this lavishly illustrated guide dissects a distinct aspe. While interesting at first it gets painfully obvious that the main attraction for the novel is the in depth exploration of music especially music from the 60 s and 70 s I felt like every chapter except that one left me craving for the details and wanting less of the snide opinionated comments by the authorUseful reference book for a specific look at goth music and some culture but not for the things that I was interested in learning about literature movies and fashion They are included but were not that explored

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Goth Chic A Connoisseur's Guide to Dark Culture

Due to its passionate extreme aesthetic Goth culture remains both vibrant and vibrantly loved and continually inspires new developments in pop culture Both a starting place for newco. I think this book is a gem an invaluable resource of things and categories Goth related that even older Goth veterans like myself will find interesting new facts histories and recommendations of some seminal rarities I feel uite lucky to know about now I mean there s a short but excellent section on Goth classical music especially pre twentieth century that I knew nothing about Some reviewers complain there s insufficient information on contemporary Goth music typically thought to have been fathered by Bauhaus as everyone knows Two comments 1 This isn t an encyclopedia nor does it pass itself off as focusing extensively on every major Goth band since the late 1970s There are already good books that do that and that isn t this book s focus nor does it purport to be 2 The author did serious research for this book in basically every category covered and traces the first Goth rock albumGoth to a surprising

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Ct of the Goth genre including movies music books graphic novels and Written by an official representative of the Church of Satan Goth Chic is an insider's view of a fascinating real. uite an intelligente passionate and comprehensive look into Goth a must read for Goths and anyone wanting to understand Goth beyond sterotypes Baddeley covers everything from gothic literature to horror movies comics and tv series before even beginning to make a history of late 20th century and early 21st century Goth pop culture and that is a welcome change from studies and chronicles which start usually move the other way around Lavishly illustrated its prose is uite passionate and enrapturing My one complaint is the excessive emphasis on transgression for transgression s sake


10 thoughts on “Goth Chic A Connoisseur's Guide to Dark Culture

  1. says:

    A surprisingly entertaining glimpse to the goth culture and a good Finnish translation Although being the nitpick I am I disagreed with some language choices but that is just me not being able to switch off my work brain even when I read for pleasureNot sure I learned much from reading this however That is the main issue I have with it Almost all the stuff about movies series sex and clothes was something I knew already Actually most of it

  2. says:

    I think this book is a gem an invaluable resource of things and categories Goth related that even older Goth veterans like myself will find interesting new facts histories and recommendations of some seminal rarities I feel uite lucky to know about now I mean there's a short but excellent section on Goth classical music especially pre twentieth century that I knew nothing about Some reviewers complain there's insufficien

  3. says:

    I think a appropriate subtitle would be a connoisseur's guide to stupid movies about zombies There's almost nothing about literature or the actual subculture and the chapter about music is ridiculously short and incomplete Money wasted

  4. says:

    While interesting at first it gets painfully obvious that the main attraction for the novel is the in depth exploration of music es

  5. says:

    Very thorough well researched and backed up with sources and literature and exuisitely written It's something I'll definitely be coming back t

  6. says:

    A very complete guide explaining this subculture I loved it

  7. says:

    This book was definitely great

  8. says:

    Unlike the name Goth Chic would suggest this book is not a style or how to be guide Baddeley walks the reader through the history of the Gothic subculture with a heavy emphasis on the media that often goes with it from classic Gothic literature to comics and from German Expressionist horror films to Tim Burton

  9. says:

    uite an intelligente passionate and comprehensive look into Goth a must read for Goths and anyone wanting to understand Goth beyond sterotypes Baddeley covers everything from gothic literature to horror movies comics and tv series before even beginning to make a history of late 20th century and early 21st century Goth pop culture and that is a welcome change from studies and chronicles which start usually move the other way around Lavishly

  10. says:

    This is one of the most in depth books about the goth subculture outside of academic literature This book offers