By Charles L. Crow
A better half to American Gothic incorporates a selection of unique essays that discover America’s gothic literary tradition.
- The greatest selection of essays within the box of yankee Gothic
- Contributions from a large choice of students from round the world
- The such a lot whole assurance of conception, significant authors, pop culture and non-print media available
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New Haven: Yale University Press. A postfeminist examination of how female authors have adapted the American Gothic romance in ways that both question and continue the assumptions of the male authors who wrote in that tradition earlier. , and W. ) (1991). Haunting the House of Fiction: Feminist Perspectives on Ghost Stories by American Women. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. Thirteen original essays on how American women authors have used Gothic tales to critique the mainstream culture they knew.
Perhaps they are marked “dangerous,” but we all know the invitation that presents. On this site, in this land, which is quintessentially American, we come across, of course, all sorts of mementoes, memorials – and even family connections. As an example: we find in our company that most unlikely of American explorers, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, in “The Valley of Fear” (1915), a strange tale which links freemasonry to the history of American mining. ” And so it is possible that we might find ourselves meditating on the peculiar political interconnections of these words “union” and “unionism,” words which continue to exert their separate strengths, to squirm and scream, to unite and divide, to this day, from Ireland to America, from Serbia to Tibet.
1998). American Gothic: New Interventions in a National Narrative. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press. O. (1941). American Renaissance: Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitman. London: Oxford University Press. Meindl, D. (1996). American Fiction and the Metaphysics of the Grotesque. Columbia: University of Missouri Press. Noble, M. (2000). The Masochistic Pleasures of Sentimental Literature. Princeton: Princeton University Press. A. (1982). American Gothic: Imagination and Reason in Nineteenth-Century Fiction.
A companion to American gothic by Charles L. Crow