A companion to American gothic by Charles L. Crow

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By Charles L. Crow

A spouse to American Gothic includes a choice of unique essays that discover America’s gothic literary tradition.

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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. T. (1980). American Hieroglyphics: The Symbol of Egyptian Hieroglyphics in the American Renaissance. New Haven: Yale University Press. A strong poststructuralist/deconstructive reading of several American Gothic texts, among others – especially Poe’s.

B. ) (2010). Demons of the Body and Mind: Essays on Disability in Gothic Literature. London: McFarland. B. (1988). Edgar Huntly (1799). Ed. S. Grabo. New York: Penguin. C. ) (1981). The Fictional Father: Lacanian Readings of the Text. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press. Fiedler, L. (1966). Love and Death in the American Novel. Rev. ed. New York: Stein and Day. S. (1990). Through the Pale Door: A Guide to and through the American Gothic. New York: Greenwood Press. A. (1997). Gothic America: Narrative, History, and Nation.

The Coherence of Gothic Conventions (1976). New York: Arno Press. Sonser, A. (2001). A Passion for Consumption: The Gothic Novel in America. Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green University Popular Press. R. (1973). Poe’s Fiction: Romantic Irony in the Gothic Tales. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. Walpole, H. (1996). The Castle of Otranto (1764– 1765). Ed. S. J. Clery. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Wilson, E. (1950). Classics and Commercials: A Literary Chronicle of the Forties. New York: Farrar, Straus.

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