Gothic Secrecy

Russ Castronovo

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Russ Castronovo is the Tom Paine Professor of English and the Dorothy Draheim Professor of American Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has written and edited many volumes about American literature, including most recently, Propaganda 1776: Secrets, Leaks, and Revolutionary Communications in Early America. 


This roundtable charts new understandings of secrecy across the nineteenth century in response to the new political and cultural climate today. Scholars like Jedediah Purdy, Sisella Bok, and Simone Browne will guide the... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Russ Castronovo (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

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P12 » Climates of Secrecy (10:15 - Thursday, 22nd March, Fiesta III-IV)

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