The New Black Gothic & Lovecraft Country with Sheri-Marie Harrison
The Gothic has been, since Mark Twain's time, a popular way for artists to reckon with the life and afterlife of American slavery. But only recently has a Gothic tradition emerged which places black protagonists and black perspectives at its center. The recent HBO series, Lovecraft Country, is exemplary of what Sheri-Marie Harrison has dubbed New Black Gothic. In this episode she talks about the show and the artistic movement it is a part of.

Show Bibliography:

"The New Black Gothic" (LA Review of Books, 2018)

"Global Horror: An Introduction" (Post45, 2019)

"I'll Sleep When I'm Dead: An Ode To An Audiobook" (Post45, 2020)

"Marlon James & The Metafiction of the New Black Gothic" (Journal of West Indian Literature, 2018)
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