John Paul Riquelme is a professor of English at Boston University. He is the author of Harmony of Dissonances and Teller and Tale in Joyce's Fiction, both published by Johns Hopkins.
This book is successful, interesting, and challenging, while reminding us highly opportunely of the involvement of the Gothic with present-day events and circumstances. -- David Punter Modernism/Modernity The essays offer highly convincing readings of narrative texts. -- Mrkus Oppolzer Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts Gothic and Modernism is an important book because it does not simply read modern fiction through the dark lens of a Gothic prism or present Gothic texts as precursors of texts to come. The books is an invitation to redefine the Gothic and to question what constitutes the modern. -- Christine Berthin Cercles