Review of “The Poetics and the Politics of the American Gothic”

The Poetics and Politics of the American Gothic

Maria Parrino has reviewed Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet’s book The Poetics and Politics of the American Gothic: Gender and Slavery in Nineteenth-Century American Literature on The Gothic Imagination blog. 

Monnet’s fascinating study well contributes to a better appreciation of nineteenth-century American Gothic. It also reminds us of the “maddening and pleasurable” impasse in judgement which is paradigmatic of the gothic.

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About the Author: Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet is Assistant Professor of American Literature at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

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