• Dark Monarchs: Gothic Landscapes in Contemporary British Culture

      HOCKENHULL, STELLA; Och, Dana; Strayer, Kirsten (Routledge, 2014)
      The ‘anxiety of a displaced – or displaceable – population’ that Jacques Derrida ... finds at the base of all ‘national rootedness’ is an anxiety the Gothic puts to work: threat of invasion from without produces Englishness within ... The English are displaced, figuratively if not physically: their Englishness admits of Otherness, and England itself becomes an alien nation (Schmitt: 3).