African American gothic and horror fictionan interview with Maisha Wester

  1. Paula Barba Guerrero entrev. 1
  2. Maisha Wester entrevistado
  1. 1 Universidad de Salamanca

    Universidad de Salamanca

    Salamanca, España


REDEN (2019): Revista Española de Estudios Norteamericanos

ISSN: 2695-4168

Year of publication: 2022

Issue Title: Conversations on the gothic in popular culture

Volume: 3

Issue: 2

Pages: 159-174

Type: Article

DOI: 10.37536/REDEN.2022.3.1832 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_opene_Buah editor

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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 dis-courses 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).