CFP: Neo-Gothic Narratives
Recent years have seen the strong development of Neo-Victorian studies, including a theorization of the project by scholars including Ann Helimann, Christian Gutleben, Marie-Louise Kohlke, Mark Llewellyn and others. This collection on the Neo-Gothic invites similar attempts to define and theorize what exactly qualifies as such a text, what mobilizes the employment of the gothic to speak to our own times, whether nostalgia plays a role, and whether might there is room for humour or only for trauma in these narratives across various media.
We invite submissions on neo-Gothic topics that may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Terror, horror and the uncanny
Re-visioning the monstrous
Hauntings and spectrality/spectral Visions
Golem and/or the Undead
Stereotypes and Tropes
Global origin(s) and adaptation(s)
Please submit a 300-word abstract including your name, a one-page cv, and contact details to the editors of this collection, Sarah E. Maier (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Brenda Ayres, by 15 February 2019.