Slobodan Sucur

Slobodan Sucur received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada) and has been teaching world literature and film for more than 20 years, for various departments and universities. He continues to work as an independent scholar and contract instructor. His publications include articles on Gothic and Romantic literature and theories of comparative literature in the online journal CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, and a book-length study, Poe, Odoyevsky, and Purloined Letters: Questions of Theory and Period Style Analysis, a work that draws on his broad literary interests, ranging from Edgar Allan Poe and Vladimir Fyodorovich Odoevsky to such topics as Romanticism, the "long" eighteenth century, literary theory, literary history and period style analysis. He has also contributed several articles to The Literary Encyclopedia, on Gothic literature and the work of such writers as Edgar Allan Poe, V.F. Odoevsky, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. He is currently researching further in such areas as the 1960s' film revival of the Gothic, as well as Italian-produced westerns of that same decade.

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