History of the Gothic: American Gothic

History of the Gothic: American Gothic

by Charles L. Crow

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History of the Gothic: American Gothic by Charles L. Crow

Defining the American gothic tradition both within the context of the major movements of intellectual history over the past three-hundred years, as well as within the issues critical to American culture, this comprehensive volume covers a diverse terrain of well-known American writers, from Poe to Faulkner to Toni Morrison and Cormac McCarthy. Charles L. Crow demonstrates how the gothic provides a forum for discussing key issues of changing American culture, explores forbidden subjects, and provides a voice for the repressed and silenced.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780708320082
Publisher: University of Wales Press
Publication date: 09/15/2009
Series: University of Wales Press - Gothic Literary Studies Series
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Charles L. Crow is professor emeritus at Bowling Green State University. He has published extensively on Gothic and other literary genres.

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