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Dr Sam Hirst @RomGothSam Todmorden, England

Gothic lit and theology. Side-line in gothic romance. Associate lecturer, tutor, proofreader, translator, book seller. Writes stuff. https://t.co/SC9yjF0iQQ

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Joined Twitter 6/7/17


Me and other great speakers! https://t.co/AJjQ6Pjv6f666 followers! Time to promote that story where a teenage lesbian and the antichrist team up to end the world. It's… https://t.co/TdDwBZ72l2
Retweeted by Dr Sam Hirst @ArdenPowell @ArtemisiaAxe Sounds amazing! @EnchantmentLL Yes
6/19
2021
Please share!: CFP with *updated dates* Digital symposium in LGBTQIA+ narratives in Fantastika Graphics novels (SF… https://t.co/vTu50ZR0s3
Retweeted by Dr Sam HirstGreat thread https://t.co/cN85HtrWCCIf you want to know a little more about the queer found family you just meet a little off in these stories... https://t.co/wRBOe80WKlThe inclusion of marginalized people has never been the fantasy in any kind of historical romance. The fantasy--an… https://t.co/G6H7Dc3T9Q
Retweeted by Dr Sam HirstGoing to make my sapphic zombie, queer found family, dagger lesbian, unwilling hero story go up as available to all… https://t.co/ZOXDN9uO7U @briarspell I worked with @eyreudite for doing something similar. Recommend.Sapphic zombies, queer found families, dagger lesbians. https://t.co/T8gIrvIzuz @anotherStorying Colour me intrigued! @MoreOrLessAMess My original thread makes my position clear and I was tweeting about an article and the arguments i… https://t.co/PmLLy87Tlu @MoreOrLessAMess I'm sorry if I'm not making myself clear. Hopefully the original thread went into more detail but… https://t.co/QiF9Swp4Jd @MoreOrLessAMess That's my problem with this article and what it's doing because I don't think it's doing the work… https://t.co/QWTHjrH8wP @MoreOrLessAMess I'm in fandom communities and I produce public work about race, and abolition for them. I think I'… https://t.co/lJWT2cSuUS @MoreOrLessAMess This *specific* presentatuon in this article is, to me, disingenuous because it obscures so much.… https://t.co/mRInoexkGm @MoreOrLessAMess I'd want to see Austen within the context of her time, looking at the work of other writers and th… https://t.co/kg1xVDBdsI @MoreOrLessAMess I agree with most of what you're saying here but the problem remains for me that this type of very… https://t.co/FNZHteXYMZ @CMRosens Yes, I think people often think I'm rolling in money from publishing when in fact it was ... 10s of hours… https://t.co/q9bSfI1sXFAny people following me not know this? Just in case! Any publishing I talk about with academic journals is free wor… https://t.co/A7d074VbgaHappy Friday all! https://t.co/NMvFJAjTzaElatsoe by Darcie Little Badger https://t.co/4gV9gaOpVs @jeannekmele There are a couple of talks on Gothic romance specifically - from Lori A. Paige (whose Gothic Romance… https://t.co/b5AKqMrX2e @pkennedywrites @jeannekmele @ashim_nadi Aww, thank you! If you're looking for Gothic intros and resources, Romanci… https://t.co/LeDsvGfV6S
6/18
2021
@DelFeeny @AmbJohnBoIton Shockingly no!ICYMI Scottish tales of the Demonic! https://t.co/oGLFZphbIH @triciamatthew @emilyrohrbach1 Thank you! @ElenaBerrino 😍 It's so cool! @idlewild_ I can't stop laughingMy God. Majestic self own. I wasn't ready. https://t.co/s5wUCge3q0 @Burnthe02748724 I agree with all your points here. @Burnthe02748724 Yes. We don't really get to pat ourselves on the back for belatedly enacting measures to partially… https://t.co/Er5mkImkLTTo clarify: If you would like to consult or interview me about my book #PassingOrders on my wider research on the r… https://t.co/VO3dj5fDRz
Retweeted by Dr Sam HirstWe've got demon doubles, cloven hoofs, shape-changers, deceit, betrayal, murder... and, most importantly, devils! https://t.co/oGLFZphbIHWhat the devil's the devil been up to in Scotland? Find out about the history of demonic depiction in Scottish li… https://t.co/8c8N8kKYHN @emilyrohrbach1 @triciamatthew Yep!Should note that I'm not trying to slam the research at all. What I'm talking about here is the presentation by news media etc. @demonologian I can't imagine. Certainly no-one would ever accuse the US of doing anything like that. Perish. the. thought.Actually, no, I haven't finished. 1) Austen was dead 23 years before her brother went to that meeting 2) Being '… https://t.co/PrURgx4TBNMost importantly, look into what Black writers, activists and everyday people were doing and also what they were as… https://t.co/KwqFutZCs3If you're interested in what anti-slavery work looked like in the period - try researching boycotts, legal actions,… https://t.co/Dbnq6sA0egA couple of sly references to slavery in Mansfield Park isn't taking part in that activism. I'm not trying to sland… https://t.co/IO6dLgpkswI've talked more about this here 4/ https://t.co/ea0XeLJfFjWriters - both Black and white - were integral to raising public awareness and/or changing public opinion. The plet… https://t.co/Gb4nvpslOjIt makes it about having the right ideas, maybe, possibly and ignores the fact that this was a fight. A fight where… https://t.co/CVSUwt8aAsI mean... I'm glad that Austen might have been pro-abolition but this obsession with deep dive into past public fig… https://t.co/C7B5clwByo @ElenaBerrino Does he think people don't know? I remember an American friend once saying to me that America wasn't… https://t.co/Agx4RnOiay @middleagedwitch Too real. Noooooo.One tiny kitten blessing please https://t.co/Tv30b7GYOSSuch a fascinating thread https://t.co/fxOinL9JLm @ElenaBerrino Oh my God. How did he get that out with a straight face?How niche is that as a literature tweet?Robert... is that you? https://t.co/FWzssMIvT4 @sinister_garden Thank you!
6/17
2021
@CMRosens It's a balance but you pull it off xD @CMRosens Pink and purple. I said what I said.Today's daily June content is another great Gothic tale! This time by Robert Louis Stevenson https://t.co/e3jgk4XKqt @rozburrows Aw thank you! @Pinkwood Oh nooooo!The sound of something falling behind a closed door https://t.co/AO2YOZ7GTK @blai_starker @inkandplasma I was the opposite. I couldn't stop reading because I needed something to 'make it righ… https://t.co/O2AzvhXqzZ @FashnHistry Football! @agothiccookbook Disturbed that this is coming from a cookbook... @CMRosens Nope. Couldn't happen to a nicer wanker. @inkandplasma I just reread this! The ending absolutely destroyed me even though I knew it was coming. Reading the second one now.The absolute joy of this. The position he plays is hooker, but obviously that had to be modified for US sensibiliti… https://t.co/9fJoF28Xs6
Retweeted by Dr Sam Hirst @pietersender xD @SarahBetty1 Grosss! I think people would just have avoided the yellow stained monstrosity! @helengrantsays @andrewwharmby1 @BookmarkLincs 100 years of football history @helengrantsays One tiny little bonus point for that, I guess. @thehitotian After all... it was only a little bit @LiamJHogan A book on the history of football!Man came into the bookshop. 'My dog weed on one your books outside. But only a little bit.' Only. a. little. bit.… https://t.co/fisXuPUXsy @BraceofPeacocks Aw, thank you! Our local has a fairly small range but they pick so *well* that there's always a co… https://t.co/g2EznNdj3b @BookshopW Thank you! Also a little bit of bookshop in the background! @beal_ellie @BronteSchiltz @manmetucu Excellent! Thanks Ellie!New glasses, new hair. Feeling remarkably summery for a Yorkshire person! https://t.co/S4qbZHHzlb @BronteSchiltz I'm honestly not sure. I think @manmetucu are currently collecting data. Letting them know about the… https://t.co/0TSKVHQBJ1There are apparently now 2 x 0.5. Across the department. I don't know how much solidarity there is out there, but… https://t.co/NdlnSn3fD5How many part time staff are at risk of losing their jobs in my department at MMU? Apparently it's 22. While they'r… https://t.co/51dAEPwWuL @MasonHawth0rne I feel like... this is very much my vibe
6/16
2021
Today's June Content! A Class on the Northern Gothic. https://t.co/8m9SFzS46j4) Suspicion of ghost-belief as credulous, superstitious and enthusiastic remained in tension with a contradictory… https://t.co/xkkwE0OOvN3) The threatening interrelation of ‘superstition’ and ‘enthusiasm’ is seen in the infectious nature of Annette’s s… https://t.co/jPJSHue0EvIt is I in @thebookseller. Have a wee read and pledge to my Kickstarter to breathe rotten life into three Gothic a… https://t.co/Pf18pXiOhE
Retweeted by Dr Sam Hirst @agothiccookbook I painted my crush a magical painting and all I got was murdered #TragicTuesdays https://t.co/pxtFOMpYXp2) In Radcliffe’s texts, only villains reject the supernatural on principle.Well... turns out there are a lot of people interested in theology and the Gothic/seeing me squirm! Off we go 1) R… https://t.co/7RNEzToC8R @rgildesign @ThomasWellmann So cool!Going to leave this here while I go to bed. They will be from my book on the Gothic and theology. They will be pick… https://t.co/ffTifietjU @WendyBookworm @CatSWrites They're two of my favourites :)
6/15
2021
I always have so much fun talking to Sam! Here we talk about romance and I construct my red string conspiracy wall… https://t.co/biOpiYOdhs
Retweeted by Dr Sam Hirst @hayleylouisePhD I was doing my first recently. What helped me most was going through and looking at other reviews… https://t.co/kATu8VLCmGMystery solved! https://t.co/T6FTe8ImGK https://t.co/RjgEkRCYmU @hayleylouisePhD Amazing!The 18th century Gothic novel. https://t.co/H7DZfXgnL0 @hayleylouisePhD I love this xD @VoteMikeBaldock Dear Lord!Niche eighteenth centuryist content there but I know the rest of you all feel my pain.
6/14
2021

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