African American Gothic and Horror Fiction: An Interview with Maisha Wester
Keywords:African American Gothic, horror, interview, Black bodies, race politics
Maisha Wester is an Associate Professor in American Studies at Indiana University. She is also a British Academy Global Professor, hosted at the University of Sheffield. Her research focuses on racial discourses in Gothic fiction and Horror film, as well as appropriations of Gothic and Horror tropes in sociopolitical discourses of race. Her essays include “Gothic in and as Racial Discourse” (2014), “Et Tu Victor?: Interrogating the Master’s Responsibility to—and Betrayal of—the Slave in Frankenstein” (2020) and “Re-Scripting Blaxploitation Horror: Ganja and Hess’s Gothic Implications” (2018). She is author of African American Gothic: Screams from Shadowed Places (2012) and co-editor of Twenty-first Century Gothic(2019).
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