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.
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; Formalisms; Feminist & Queer Reading; Textual Narratologies & Ecologies; Marxism.
Non: -Essentialist, -Teleological, -Canonical.