Anneleen Masschelein

Anneleen Masschelein is a postdoctoral research fellow and a lecturer in literary theory and cultural studies. Her book, The Unconcept, appeared in 2011 with SUNY Press. She has published on the uncanny, contemporary theory and culture, literature and other arts. Her current research projects are on creative writings by theorists and on normative poetics. 


  • Flesh World: On the New Uncanny

    Flesh World: On the New Uncanny

    IN 1919, SIGMUND FREUD devoted a brief essay to “The Uncanny” (das Unheimliche). Pages of dictionary definitions were followed by a long literary analysis of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s fantastic 1816 story “The Sandman,” in ...