Abstract for Conference on Monstrosity

Abstract for Conference on Monstrosity

The Literacy(ies) of Monstrosity: Reading the Monster across Multimodal, Multimedia Narratives Any audience engaging with monster media (any mode of narration that includes a monstrous presence, force, threat, or entity) has a desire to witness the monster as the embodiment of the Other, the thing both like us and grotesquely unlike us; this witnessing necessitates close-reading of the texts to identify markers, signs, or evidence of something scary/foreboding/deadly. When audience members do this repeatedly, they develop patterns of searching for…

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Hello world!

Hello world!

My first post here is about my upcoming conference: Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts, 2018. “Monstrosity and the Topography of Fear” 2018 Meeting of the Society for Comparative Literature and the ArtsOctober 18-20Sam Houston State University Woodlands CampusHouston/The Woodlands, Texas

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