David Kirshbaum

Research Areas:
Period: 19th Century Gothic, 20th Century Gothic, 21st Century Gothic
Gender: Female Gothic, Gothic Masculinity
Interdisciplinary Approaches: Eco-Gothic, Folklore and Myth, Spirituality and Religion
Genres and Media: Arts, Fiction, Film and TV, Comics and Graphic Novels, Tourism and Travel, Virtual Gothic
Regions and Cultures: Postcolonial Gothic, American Gothic, European Gothic, Irish Gothic, Nordic Gothic, Scottish Gothic, Welsh Gothic
Creatures: Aliens, Animals, Ghosts, Monsters, Vampires

Life-long Goth. Joined the Goth sub-culture in 1994 in Atlanta, GA, USA, and have also participated across the USA in Washington DC, Newark, New York, Los Angeles, Phoenix and Tucson. Interested in Gothic fashion, interior decoration, ethereal Gothic and industrial music, literature, dark disturbing art, philosophy and psychology, and Goth mixed with yoga and meditation (Kashmir Shaivism).

Email: Dakirshbm@aol.com