Absolving La Llorona: Yda H. Addis's "The Wailing Woman"

Rene H. Treviño

California State University, Long Beach

Rene H. Treviño is assistant professor of English at California State University, Long Beach, where he teaches pre-1900 American literature, with an emphasis on African American literature. His research interests include the Female Gothic, literary animal representations of the long nineteenth century, and the African-American slave narrative tradition. His forthcoming work can be found in J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists and Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal.


The Gothic tales of Yda H. Addis that engage with the issue of women’s sexual rights situate her work within the late-nineteenth-century tradition of American women writers who examined womanhood through supernatural... [ view full abstract ]


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