Karl Bell

Affiliation: University of Portsmouth

Research Areas:
Period: 19th Century Gothic, 20th Century Gothic, 21st Century Gothic
Interdisciplinary Approaches: Eco-Gothic, Folklore and Myth, Spirituality and Religion
Genres and Media: Arts, Fiction, Film and TV, Comics and Graphic Novels
Regions and Cultures: American Gothic, European Gothic, Irish Gothic, Scottish Gothic, Welsh Gothic
Creatures: Ghosts, Monsters, Vampires

I am an Associate Professor in Cultural and Social History and course leader for MA Victorian Gothic. My research interests include the Urban Gothic, Nautical Gothic, folklore and environment, and the fantastical imagination.

Email: karl.bell@port.ac.uk
Website: https://researchportal.port.ac.uk/en/persons/karl-bell