Encyclopedia Gothica is a guide through that shadowiest of subcultures: modern Goths. It collects and defines more than 600 words and phrases used by these children of the night so that you too can engage in conversations about deathhawks and rivetheads and who is more u]bergoth: Bela Lugosi or Robert Smith. Compiled by acclaimed Goth journalist and poet Liisa Ladouceur, it gives readers insight into the unique vernacular of this fascinating community, describing in detail and with black humour the fashion, music, and lifestyle as well as sharing insider slang such as Baby Bat, Corp Goth and the Gothic Two-Step, and the first ever Goth Band Family Tree. From absinthe to zombies, it s the Encyclopedia Gothica!"
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kkisser - LibraryThing
A wonderfully delightful encyclopedia of the Goth culture from the beginning to now written with humor and wit. I've enjoyed flipping through the entries reminiscing on bands, shops, and places. Read full review
Why did we name a subculture after dangerous barbaric germanic tribes? Anyways good book