Henry Bartholomew

Affiliation: Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Research Areas:
Period: 18th Century Gothic, 19th Century Gothic, 20th Century Gothic
Interdisciplinary Approaches: Eco-Gothic
Genres and Media: Arts, Fiction, Film and TV, Poetry
Creatures: Ghosts, Monsters, Vampires

Henry Bartholomew is a lecturer in the department of literary and translation studies at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) in Suzhou, China. His research centres on the ghost story (1880-1920), the Gothic, weird fiction, speculative realism, OOO, “things”, “objects”, and aesthetics.

He is the editor of three books: Dangerous Dimensions: Mind-bending Tales of the Mathematical Weird (British Library Press, 2021), The Unknown: Weird Writings by Algernon Blackwood, 1900-1937 (Handheld Press, 2023), and The Living Stone: Tales of Uncanny Sculpture, 1848-1938 (Handheld Press, 2023). His other published work has appeared in the journal Open Philosophy (2019) and The Palgrave Handbook to the Vampire (2023).

Email: Henry.bartholomew@xjtlu.edu.cn
Website: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Henry-Bartholomew