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American gothic culture : an Edinburgh companion

American gothic culture : an Edinburgh companion

Author: Joel Faflak; Jason Haslam
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2016.
Series: Edinburgh companions to the gothic.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This companion surveys the traditions and conventions of the dark side of American culture.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Faflak; Jason Haslam
ISBN: 9781474418553 1474418554 9781474410229 1474410227 9781474401623 1474401627
OCLC Number: 1054394111
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2016.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Contents: Intro --
American Gothic Culture --
Copyright --
Contents --
Introduction --
Part I Gothic Histories, Gothic Identities --
1 Gothic Monstrosity: Charles Brockden Brown's Edgar Huntly and the Trope of the Bestial Indian --
2 Slavery and American Gothic: The Ghost of the Future --
3 Ethno-gothic: Repurposing Genre in Contemporary American Literature --
II Gothic Genres, Gothic Sites --
4 Southern Gothic --
5 The Devil in the Slum: American Urban Gothic --
6 Joyce Carol Oates Revisits the Schoolhouse Gothic --
Part III Gothic Media --
7 American Gothic Television --
8 American Gothic Art --
9 Doppelgamers: Video Games and Gothic Choice --
Part IV American Creatures --
10 Screening the American Gothic: Celluloid Serial Killers in American Popular Culture --
11 American Vampires --
12 Consumed out of the Good Land: The American Zombie, Geopolitics and the Post-War World --
Contributors --
Series Title: Edinburgh companions to the gothic.
Responsibility: Jason Haslam and Joel Faflak.


This new Companion surveys the traditions and conventions of the dark side of American culture - its repressed memories, its panics and anxieties, its fears and horrors, its obsessions and paranoias.  Read more...


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