John Paul Riquelme
Podcast: The Gothic Novel
John Paul Riquelme, Professor of English at Boston University and Co-chair of the Modernism Seminar at the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard, is currently writing books about Oscar Wilde's relation to literary modernism and about the cultural logic of the Gothic. His publications includeTeller and Tale in Joyce's Fiction andHarmony of Dissonances: T. S. Eliot, Romanticism, and Imagination (both Johns Hopkins University Press), edited collections of essays about Joyce and Eliot, and annotated editions of Thomas Hardy'sTess of the d'Urbervilles, Bram Stoker'sDracula, and James Joyce'sA Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. He edited the collectionGothic & Modernism (Johns Hopkins, 2008), which includes his introductory essay about the modern Gothic, his essay on Wilde'sThe Picture of Dorian Gray as Aesthetic Gothic, and his co-authored essay onFrankenstein and Octavia Butler's science fiction trilogy, Xenogenesis.