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David Annwn Jones

appearance so as to resemble a Mephistopheles figure. He has a forked tongue, horns that protrude from his forehead and tapering, sharp fangs. Yet this ‘devil’ is a splatter-punk version of Satan, a row of metal studs inserted into his crown to create an infernal Mohican crest. Erik Sprague, ‘The Lizardman’, is also well known because of his body modification, again with sharpened teeth, split tongue

in Gothic effigy
Aritha van Herk and No Fixed Address
Susanne Becker

’s aggressive sexuality mocks that ‘sex-at-a-distance’ in a parodic gender reversal that ‘strips’ the figure of the modern macho. It also alludes to the recent feminised versions of that figure: the type of the cruel woman depicted in popular punk texts or provocative feminist fiction, such as that of American writers Kathy Acker or Lynne Tillman. However, what is more important than

in Gothic Forms of Feminine Fictions