My essay, “Rambles in the Fantastic: Digital Mapping Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and The Last Man” Accepted in Spaces of the Fantastic. forthcoming from Routledge

“Rambles in the Fantastic: Digital Mapping Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and The Last Man” Accepted in Spaces of the Fantastic, Edited by David Punter (University of Bristol) and C. Bruna Mancini (Universitá della Calabria), for publication by Routledge Press. More as details (a table of contents, a cover, a pub. date) become available.

Keynote delivered at The Romantic Fantastic Conference in Berlin, 2019

I delivered a keynote just recently in Berlin. Here’s a title and link for more information: David Sandner: Romanticism, Fantasy Literature, Politics. Resistance in the Age of Gaslighting, at the 10TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE GESELLSCHAFT FÜR FANTASTIKFORSCHUNG Friday, September 20, 2019.

Fantastic Literature: A Critical Reader

My edited collection outlining the historical shape of the critical debates about the nature of the fantastic, Fantastic Literature: A Critical Reader (Praeger, 2004). ISBN 978-0-275-98053-5 Available for purchase at ABC-Clio–Praeger. Here’s the product description: Culls together important criticism of fantastic literature from Plato and Aristotle to present critics. Unprecedented in range and scope, this volume serves asContinue reading “Fantastic Literature: A Critical Reader”

The Fantastic Sublime

My first book, The Fantastic Sublime: Romanticism and Transcendence in Children’s Fantasy Literature (Praeger, 1996). ISBN 978-0-313-30084-4 and eISBN 978-0-313-02977-6 Still available for purchase at the ABC-Clio site. Here’s the description: Examines the ways in which Romanticism took part in the revolution of the view of fantasy literature, arguing that nineteenth-century children’s fantasy cultivated a new image of childrenContinue reading “The Fantastic Sublime”