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The Art of Darkness: The History of Goth

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This is the first comprehensive history of goth music and culture. Across more than 500 pages, John Robb explores the origins and legacy of this enduring scene, which has its roots in the post-punk era.

Drawing on his own experience as a musician and journalist, Robb covers the style, the music and the clubs that spawned the culture, alongside political and social conditions. He also reaches back further to key historic events and movements that frame the ideas of goth, from the fall of Rome to Lord Byron and the romantic poets, European folk tales, Gothic art and the ... Read more

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Manchester University Press
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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About John Robb
John Robb is a journalist, broadcaster and musician. He is the author of Punk Rock: An Oral History (2006) and the founder of culture website louderthanwar.com. He plays bass in the post-punk band The Membranes. -- .

Reviews for The Art of Darkness: The History of Goth
ONE OF ROUGH TRADE'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2023 VIVE LE ROCK'S BOOK OF THE YEAR 2023 'John Robb brilliantly illuminates the realm of imagination and dark beauty. Enter the other side of love. The kingdom of goth is within you.' Johnny Marr 'An encyclopaedia of excitement - thanks to this book goth is undead.' Chris Packham ... Read more

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