Evil in the Soil: Folk Horror and the Sublime

The inhabitants of Summerisle are gathered on the hilltop. They sing and dance with delight, blessed with the certainty that they are earning the favour of their Gods. Before them, the edifice of The Wicker Man is consumed by fire, a human sacrifice trapped within. The victim, and our protagonist, is Sergeant Howie. He praysContinue reading “Evil in the Soil: Folk Horror and the Sublime”