“Globalgothic and War.” The Edinburgh Companion to Globalgothic. Ed. By Rebecca Duncan. Edinburgh UP, 2023

“Ecology and Literature: From Fear to Hope in Stories about Social Change, the Climate Crisis and Consumption.” Vers une consummation durable: Réflexions croisées des sciences humaines and Sociales. Swiss Academic Communications. Vol 18, Nr. 5 (2023): 161-167.

Co-author, with Christian Arnsperger, “Envisioning the Ecological Future: Three Perspectives Off the Beaten Track.” Text Matters: A Journal of Literature, Culture and Theory 13 (Nov. 2023). Read here.

Co-author, with Christian Arnsperger, “Introduction” to “The Ecological Future,” Special Issue of Text Matters: A Journal of Literature, Culture and Theory. Read here.

“Monstrous Bodies of the American Gothic.” The Cambridge Companion to American Literature and the Body. Edited by Travis M. Foster. Cambridge UP, 2022.

“Haunted Nature, Haunted Humans”: Intelligent Trees, Gaia and the Apocalypse Meme.” Haunted Nature: Entanglements of the Human and Non-Human. Edited by Sladja Blazan. Springer Nature Switzerland, 2021. 

“War Gothic, 1930-1992.” The Cambridge Companion to the Gothic, Volume III: The Gothic in the 20th and 21st Centuries. Eds. Angela Wright, Dale Townshend and Catherine Spooner. Cambridge University Press, 2022.

“Twentieth-Century War Gothic.” Twentieth-Century Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion. Edited by Sorcha Ní Fhlainn. Edinburgh UP, 2022.

Lions for Lambs: Ambivalent Memorialisation and Melodrama.” Hollywood Remembrance and American War. Eds. Andrew Rayment and Paul Nadasy. New York: Routledge, 2020. 67-82. Read draft of article: Lions for Lambs April 17

Review essay: Jonathan Vincent, The Health of the State: Modern US War Narrative and the American Political Imagination, 1890–1964 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017, £62.00). Journal of American Studies 08/2019; 53(03):852-853.

“American War Violence and the Generic Pleasures of Military Violence: Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper.” The Journal of Popular Culture. Eds. Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet and Johan Hoglund. Volume 51, Issue 6 (December 1918): 1376-1397. Monnet-2018-The_Journal_of_Popular_Culture

“Revisiting Adventure: Special Issue Introduction.” Co-authored with Johan Hoglund. The Journal of Popular Culture. Eds. Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet and Johan Hoglund. Volume 51, Issue 6 (December 2018): 1299-1311. H-glund_et_al-2018-The_Journal_of_Popular_Culture

“‘The Fall of the House of Usher’ and the Architecture of Unreliability.” The Oxford Handbook of Edgar Allan Poe. Eds. J. Gerald Kennedy and Scott Peeples. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2018. link

“The American Woman Warrior: A Transnational Feminist Look at War, Imperialism and Gender.” WiN: The EAAS Women’s Network Journal Issue 1 (2018): 1-21. Read the article

“All is Connected to All (Beyond Normative Perception): Maxine Hong Kingston and the Psychedelic Politics of the Counterculture,” The Pharmakon: Concept Figure, Image of Transgression, Poetic Practice, ed. Hermann Herlinghaus (Heidelberg University Press, 2018). Pharmakon essay on Kingston

“American Gothic: Killers, Conmen and History as Crime,” The Gothic: A Reader, ed. Simon Bacon (Peter Lang, 2018).

“From Brook Farm to Burning Man: Alternative Communities in the United States.” American Communities: Between the Popular and the Political. SPELL 35. Eds. Lukas Etter and Julia Straub. Tübungen: Narr Verlag, 2017. From_Brook_Farm_to_Burning_Man_Alternati

“Introduction: neoliberal gothic.” Co-written with Linnie Blake. Neoliberal Gothic: International Gothic in the Neoliberal Age. Eds. Linnie Blake and Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet. Manchester: Manchester UP, 2017. NeoliberalGothic_Intro_Blake

“Border Gothic: Gregory Nava’s Borderlands and the Dark Side of NAFTA.” Neoliberal Gothic: International Gothic in the Neoliberal Age. Eds. Linnie Blake and Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet. Manchester: Manchester UP, 2017. Border_Gothic_Gregory_Nava_s_Bordertown

“’His face ceased instantly to be a face’: Gothicism in Stephen Crane,” in Haunting Realities: Naturalist Gothic and American Realism. Eds. Monika Elbert and Wendy Ryden. University of Alabama Press, 2017.

“Gothic Literature in America: The Nobrow Aesthetics of Murder and Madness,” in When Highbrow Meets Lowbrow: Popular Culture and the Rise of Nobrow. Eds. Pete Swirski and Tero Vanhanen. New York: Palgrave, 2017.

“Is There Such a Thing as an Antiwar Film?” Blackwell Wiley Companion to the War Film. Eds. Douglass Cunningham and John C. Nelson. May 2016. read the article


American Horror: Origins and Early Trends. In: Aldana Reyes X. (eds.) Horror: A Literary History. The British Library, London, pp. 53-76, 08-2016. read the article


“Gustav Hasford’s Gothic Poetics of Demystification.” War Gothic in Literature and Culture. Eds. Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet and Steffen Hantke.  New York: Routledge, 2016. 22-38.


“Ghosts from the Battlefield: A Short Historical Introduction to the War Gothic.” War Gothic in Literature and Culture. Eds. Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet and Steffen Hantke.  New York: Routledge, 2016. 22-38.

“Masculinity and Nation in the Popular Fiction of the Spanish American War: Kirk Munroe’s Forward, March!Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies 22(1) 2016. 11-32.

“Jim Crow Gothic: Richard Wright’s Southern Nightmare.”The Palgrave Handbook to Southern Gothic. Edited by Susan Castillo and Charles Crow. 2016.

“Transatlantic Gothic.” Handbook of Transantlantic North American Studies. Ed. Julia Straub. Peter Lang. April 2016.

“Le Slam à l’écran.” Slam: Des origines aux horizons. Ed. Camille Vorger. Lausanne: Editions d’en bas, 2015.


“The Transnational Zombie: Postcolonial Memory and Rage in the Recent European Horror Film, ” Transnational Mediation: Negotiating Popular Culture Between the United States and Europe. Eds. Christof Decker & Astrid Böger. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2015. 151-168 read the article


“Night Vision in the Contemporary Horror Film.” Digital Gothic: Haunted Technologies, Network Panic and the Found Footage Phenomenon. London: I.B. Tauris, 2015: 123-136. read the article


“Image and Narrative in the Post-9/11 Novel.” Review essay. Novel 48.1 (May 2015): 159-161.

“Introduction,” The Gothic in an Age of Terror(ism). Eds. Marie Lienard-Yeterian and Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet. Special issue of Gothic Studies 17.3 (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015).

“Political Emotions: Civil Religion and Melodrama in Spielberg’s Lincoln.” Emotion, Affect, Sentiment: The Language and Aesthetics of Feeling. Eds. Andreas Langlotz and Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet. Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 2014. Lincoln essay

“Melodrama and Militarism: The Cultural Work of Combat Death,” Anglia: Journal of English Philology vol. 132 n. 2 (2014): 352-368.

“Anxiety Now.” Editorial essay for ASPEERS (Emerging Voices in American Studies) 7/2014: 67-72.

“Maxine Hong Kingston as Counterculture Writer,” On the Legacy of Maxine Hong Kingston: The Mulhouse Book. Ed. Sämi Ludwig, Nicoleta Alexoae-Zagn. Verlag, 2014.

“They Are Legend: The Popular American Gothic of Ambrose Bierce and Richard Matheson,” The Blackwell-Wiley Companion to the American Gothic, ed. Charles Crow. Blackwell-Wiley, 2013. link to article

“Black Like Me: Tropes of Racial Transformation in Contemporary Cinema.” Screening Cultural Diversity in the English-Speaking World and Beyond.   Eds. Renée Dickason and Rüdiger Ahrens. Collection: “Anglo-amerikanische Studien / Anglo-American Studies” Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2013. link to essay

“Transnational War Gothic from the Civil War to World War One.” Transnational Gothic: Literary and Social Exchanges in the Long Nineteenth Century. Eds. Bridget Marshall & Monika Elbert. Ashgate, 2013.  link to essay

“’I’ll Be Whatever Gotham Needs Me to Be’: Batman, the Gothic and Popular Culture.” The Gothic in Contemporary Literature and Popular Culture. Eds. A. Soltysik Monnet and Justin D. Edwards. New York: Routledge, 2012. link to article

“War and National Renewal: Civil Religion and Blood Sacrifice in American Culture.” European Journal of American Studies. 2012. Online journal.Link to article.

“Transnational Queer Literature of the (Other) Americas.” ALIF: Journal of Comparative Poetics 31 (2011): 35-62. read the article

“From the Body Electric to Dark Circuits of Desire: Transnational Queer Literature of the Americas.” (In Spanish) Disonancias interamericanas. Eds. Valeria Wagner and Jenaro Talens.  Zurich. Georg Olms Verlag. 2011

“Poe’s Poor Devils.” After Satan: Essays in Honour of Neil Forsyth. Eds. Martine Hennard Dutheil and Kirstin Stirling.  Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010. read the essay

“Louisa May Alcott: An Encounter Between Feminism and Queer Theory.” Writing             American Women. SPELL 23. Eds. Thomas Austenfeld and Agnieszka Soltysik             Monnet. Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 2008. link to essay

“Melodrama and the American Combat Film,” Passionate Politics: The Cultural Work of American Drama from the Early Republic to the Present. Edited by Ilka Saal and Ralph J. Poole. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008. link to essay

“Recovering ‘Covering End’: What Queer Theory Can Do for The Turn of the Screw,” Victorian Literature and Culture 36 (2008): 115-120.

“Edgar Allan Poe and Modernist Aesthetics,” SPELL 20. Ed. Deborah Madsen. Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 2007. link to essay

“A Secret About a Secret: The Relationship Between Caption and Photo in Diane Arbus,” The Seeming and the Seen (Festschrift for Peter Halter). Beverly Maeder, Ilona Sigrist, Jurg Schwyter, Boris Vejdovsky, eds. Peter Lang, 2006.

“The Uses of the American Gothic: The Politics of a Critical Term in Post-War American Literary Criticism.” Comparative American Studies 3.2 (2005).

“Evolutionary Narratives and American Ideological Tropes: The End of Progress.” SPELL: Swiss Papers in English Language and Literature. Ed. by Fritz Gysin. Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 1999.

“Gombrowicz’s Struggle With Heterosexual Form: From a National to a Performative Self.” Gombrowicz’s Grimaces: Modernism, Gender, Nationality. Ed. Ewa Ziarek. Buffalo: SUNY Press, 1998.