ROMP is greatly looking forward to the Let’s Talk About It book club theme coming up in January 2023. LTAI is made possible by Oklahoma Humanities.
Mysterious Fears and Ghastly Longings
One of the most popular forms of fiction today, the Gothic or horror novel, deliberately induces a pleasurable shiver of fear, fulfilled here in classic nineteenth-century and contemporary examples of the genre.
Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Place: Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry, 416 E. Main, Locust Grove
Books & Dates in the Series:
Jan. 26, 2023
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson and The Dark Half by Stephen King
Professor: Dr. Emily Dial-Driver
Feb. 23, 2023
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and Mutation by Robin Cook
Professor: Dr. Andrew Vassar
Mar. 30, 2023
Dracula by Bram Stoker and Salem’s Lot by Stephen King
Professor: Dr. Leslie Hannah
Apr. 27, 2023
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen and The Mistress of Mellyn by Victoria Holt
Professor: Shaun Perkins
Contact Us to Sign Up Today!
Meet people who share a love of reading! Come to one session, or join us for an entire series. Programs are free and open to all. Reading copies of the books are limited, so reserve yours today by coming by the museum during our open hours or making arrangements to pick up a book at ROMP Rummage, 112 E. Main, on days the museum is not open. Email SHAUN at ROMPoetry@gmail.com to reserve a book. You can read all of them and come to all 5 events or pick and choose.
“This program is funded in part by Oklahoma Humanities (OH) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the program do not necessarily represent those of OH or NEH.”