Welcome to the official website of Lindsey M. P. Gay, doctoral candidate at the University of Texas at Austin.
Elwha River valley from Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park, WA

Detail from Tete a Tete, Marriage a la Mode (William Hogarth, 1743-5)
Long Eighteenth Century

Reading English literature from 1680-1830. Women writers; early feminisms; socioeconomics; nature/"nature"; verse and prose; Gothic fiction; sentiment, sympathy, and knowledge; history of science.

Detail of cover of Planet Stories magazine (November 1953)

Science "Frictions"

Tracing science fiction's roots and routes from the Renaissance into the present. Discourses of feminist sci-fi; visual representations in print and film; imaginary cultural anthropologies; textual experimentation; sci-fi sexualities.

Two sine waves: one of high amplitude, and one of low amplitude.
 Methods & Approaches

Historical Poetics; Formalisms; Feminist & Queer Reading; Textual Narratologies & Ecologies; Marxism. 

Non: -Essentialist, -Teleological, -Canonical.