Janet Chu Tsai-yi

Janet Chu Tsai-yi   Details

  Division: Literature & Languages

  Email: tsai-yi.chu@stir.ac.uk 



Title of research topic

The Poetics of Horror and Terror: From Early British Gothic Novels to Edgar Allan Poe’s Gothic Aesthetics  


Professor Dale Townshend (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Dr Adrian Hunter


B.A. in English, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

M.A. in English Literature, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

Research Interests

My PhD research focuses on Edgar Allan Poe’s Gothic writing style, particularly his manifestations of the themes of horror and terror in the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Gothic and stylistic contexts.

My overall research interests centre on the writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Gothic fiction published in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, and stylistics.


Grants, Awards, Events Organised, and Other Distinctions

International Gothic Association Travel Bursary to the 12th Biennial International Gothic Association Conference (2015)

Poe Studies Association’s Susan Tane Travel Grant to the 4th International Edgar Allan Poe Conference (2015)

National Dong Hwa University Scholarship for Excellent Graduates (2006-2008)

Li-Ming Cultural Enterprise Foundation Scholarship (2004-2008)

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