This volume was first published by Inter-Disciplinary Press in 2013.
Monstrous Spaces: The Other Frontier, is a collection of essays presented during the First Global Conference of Monstrous Geography held at Manchester College, Oxford. When examining monstrous geographies, we encounter an Other frontier, a space that runs counter to the socially constructed space of culture that at the same time includes, overlaps, and co-occupies the cultural landscape.
Niculae Gheran is working on his PhD thesis on Dystopian Monstrous Geography at the Comparative Literature Department of Babeş-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He is also part of a research group at the University studying Utopias and Dystopias.
Ken Monteith earned a PhD from Fordham University in 2005 and is currently a docent at the University of Amsterdam. Generally, his work investigates counter-culture social movements and includes publications on Theosophy, disability, monsters and the monstrous, as well as colonial outsiders.