Ting-fu Chen

Affiliation: The University of Texas at Austin

Research Areas:
Period: Early Modern Gothic, 18th Century Gothic, 19th Century Gothic
Gender: Female Gothic, Gothic Masculinity
Interdisciplinary Approaches: Folklore and Myth, Technology, Medicine and Science, Spirituality and Religion
Genres and Media: Arts, Fiction, Theatre and Performance, Tourism and Travel
Regions and Cultures: Postcolonial Gothic, American Gothic, Asian Gothic, European Gothic
Creatures: Animals, Ghosts, Monsters

Ting-fu Chen is a PhD student in Comparative Literature at the University of Texas at Austin. His fields of research include literary theory, intellectual history, long nineteenth-century British literature, and mediaeval Chinese literature, with a special attention paid to transnational Gothic, fiction(ality) and history, and the social and cultural significance of notions such as the strange, the marvellous and the extraordinary.

Email: tingfuchen@utexas.edu