7 books — 2 voters
The goth subculture is a contemporary subculture found in many countries. It began in England during the early 1980s in the gothic rock scene, an offshoot of the post-punk genre. Notable post-punk groups that presaged that genre are Siouxsie and the Banshees, Joy Division and Bauhaus. The goth subculture has survived much longer than others of the same era, and has continued to diversify. Its imagery and cultural proclivities indicate influences from the 19th century Gothic literature along with horror films.
Soup for the Gothic Soul
37 books — 7 voters
Queer Comic Books With Punk/Goth Characters
25 books — 5 voters
Heroines Who Dye Their Hair Crazy Colors (Blue, Pink, Green, Purple, etc.)
84 books — 26 voters
“ Desires are what can most easily ruin us, lovely. ”
“ She was beautiful, only hers was the dark beauty of night, just as Sherry's was the bright beauty of daytime. Her hair was raven-black, ending in a sort of widow's peak low on her forehead, and her face and arms were alabaster- white. Her gown was a clinging thing of swirling black, almost like smoke, and two peculiar shoulder-draperies she wore, hanging down loosely and caught at the wrists, almost suggested great triangular wings when her arms were in motion. Her lips were a red gash in the p ...more ”
[close] A very interesting sub-genre of the Romantic era that borders on Gothic fiction, Dark Romanticism effectively offers flawed human beings, who give in to sin,temptation and greed, in a dark decaying natural world. Think Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville.
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Welcome to Brokenhearted. I created this group for everyone of an alternative lifestyle to feel …more
[close] Welcome to Brokenhearted. I created this group for everyone of an alternative lifestyle to feel welcome, and to help them with any major drama in their lives. Whether it's family issues, friends, relationships, or any other type, you're more than welcome to rant freely. Here, it's encouraged to help one another and support everyone through whatever it is that bothers them. ~~~ALSO! There may be many girls in this group, but guys are also welcome. This group is also for both genders, and people of every age!~~~
26 members, last active 5 years ago
Goths. Reading Books. That's all there is to it :P We're goths who read.…more
[close] Goths. Reading Books. That's all there is to it :P We're goths who read.
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This group is for the weirdos. Any alternative people who like to read and chat and get to know …more
[close] This group is for the weirdos. Any alternative people who like to read and chat and get to know eachother!
9 members, last active 5 years ago
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