The Colonial Geographies of Sympathetic Ink in 'The Gold Bug'

Daniel Couch

United States Air Force Academy

Daniel Diez Couch is an Assistant Professor of English & Fine Arts at the United States Air Force Academy. He received his PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2016. From 2015-16, he was a dissertation fellow in material texts at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, and from 2016-17 he was a postdoctoral Visiting Scholar at the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. His essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Early American Literature, Studies in American Fiction, and The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation.


“Situating Race & Climate” brings together papers offering new approaches to race, climate, and environment in the nineteenth century. In addition to probing ideologies of climate, these papers engage with antebellum... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Daniel Couch (United States Air Force Academy)

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P23 » Situating Race & Climate (15:45 - Thursday, 22nd March, Enchantment B)

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