Long Eighteenth Century
Reading English literature from 1680-1830. Women writers; socioeconomic representations; nature/"nature"; verse and prose; Gothic fiction;
the politics of sentiment; questioning classifications from the Augustans through the Romantics.
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.
Methods & Approaches
Historical Poetics & Neoformalism; Feminist & Queer Reading; Textual Narratologies & Ecologies.
Post: -Marxist, -Modernist, -Structuralist.
Non: -Essentialist, -Teleological, -Canonical.