The Gothic in Comics and Children’s Literature: An Interview with Julia Round
Keywords:comics, children's literature, Gothic, horror, interview
Julia Round is Associate Professor in English and Comics Studies at Bournemouth University, where she teaches various courses including English and Literary Media. Her main fields of research are the gothic comics and children’s literature. She’s one of the editors of the peer-reviewed academic journal Studies in Comics, as well as one of the organizers of the annual International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference. She’s also one of the editors of the book series Encapsulations from Nebraska University Press. Besides publishing numerous essays, she’s published the monographs Gothic in Comics and Graphic Novels: A Critical Approach (2014) and Gothic for Girls: Misty and British Comics (2019). She’s also an author of short comics that have been published in anthologies and fanzines, including ‘Doll Parts’ (with art by Catriona Laird), ‘The Haunting of Julia Round’ (with art by Letty Wilson) and ‘Borrowed Time’ (with art by Morgan Brinksman). She shares her work at www.juliaround.com.
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