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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 635–637.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Erin Gentry Duke University Press 2006 The Biology of Horror: Gothic Literature and Film . By Jack Morgan. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press. 2002. xi, 263 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $25.00. Gothic Passages: Racial Ambiguity and the American Gothic . By Justin D...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 372–376.
Published: 01 June 2020
... been noted that gothic literature was entangled with Catholicism from the start, O’Gorman highlights how this tradition opened up unique possibilities for American writers. Catholicism, he argues, proved to be an unsettling yet seductive gothic force in its potential to threaten American borders. First...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 859–867.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Southern and Spanish American Fiction . By Deborah N. Cohn. Nashville, Tenn.: Vanderbilt Univ. Press. 1999. x, 236 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $22.95. Reading Africa into American Literature: Epics, Fables, and Gothic Tales . By Keith Cartwright. Lexington: Univ. of Kentucky Press. 2004. 270 pp...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 855–858.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Silyn Roberts’s Gothic Subjects treats the politics of literature—in this case, gothic literature—in relation to the singular unit of the people, the individual subject. Gothic Subjects builds on scholarship on the British gothic, which has examined the role the gothic played in establishing...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 859–862.
Published: 01 December 2007
...) . By Kathryn Bond Stockton. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2006. 217 pp. Paper, $22.95. Queer Gothic . By George E. Haggerty. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2006. x, 231 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $20.00. Book Reviews Heartless Immensity: Literature, Culture, and Geography in Antebellum...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 200–202.
Published: 01 March 2015
...: American Ghosts, Millennial Passions, and Contemporary Gothic Fic- tions. By Arthur Redding. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2011. xii, 149 pp. $ 27.50. Dead Women Talking: Figures of Injustice in American Literature. By Brian Nor- man. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2013. viii, 223 pp...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 678–686.
Published: 01 September 2019
... of money and the question of whether there is ever an authentic American literature. American Gothic Literature: A Thematic Study from Mary Rowlandson to Colson Whitehead . By Ruth Bienstock Anolik. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. 2019. vii, 306 pp. Paper, $55.00. As a follow-up to her previous book...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 213–220.
Published: 01 March 2015
...: Critical Essays on Gothic Horror. By James Goho. Lan- ham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield. 2014. viii, 223 pp. Cloth, $80.00; e-book, $79.99. Although gothic literature began, as Goho writes, “as a sort of scream against the ruling order,” every gothic writer adds something new to this genre...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 557–590.
Published: 01 September 2017
... for global health today. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 history of medicine cholera gothic literature nineteenth century Modern epidemiology, public health, and global health all trace their origins to one moment. It is one of the best-known stories in medical history. In 1854...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 227–233.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... American Literature, Volume 83, Number 1, March 2011 DOI 10.1215/00029831-2010-084 © 2011 by Duke University Press 228 American Literature The Poetics and Politics of the American Gothic: Gender and Slavery in Nineteenth- Century American Literature. By Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet. Burlington, Vt...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (2): 227–253.
Published: 01 June 2021
... the Hawaiian narrative but also diffuses a haunted history long relegated to the southeastern states across the continent and the world’s largest ocean. A southern gothic analysis of Hawaiian literature produces reciprocal benefits for the genre and the fiction of Hawai‘i. In their introduction...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 229–238.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., this book posits that Quaker culture offers an internal critique of modernity and American morality, and of the limits of national identity. Republicanism and the American Gothic. By Marilyn Michaud. Cardiff: Univ. of Wales Press. 2009. 197 pp. $85.00. Gothic literature arose alongside one...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (2): 451–458.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... By Charles L. Crow. Cardiff: Univ. of Wales Press. 2009. 235 pp. Cloth, $85.00; paper, $25.00. Crow shows both how British gothic literature produced by such authors as Horace Walpole and Ann Radcliffe influenced the American tradition and how the history of the United States itself...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 665–693.
Published: 01 December 2016
... depends, in part, on how abnormal the circumstance attending it is. This is why gothic literature, which dominated the fiction market when Brown wrote his novels, serves as a powerful narrative tool for studying the conundrum of complicity. The “extraordinary and rare” behavior, freak events, and weird...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2006
... University DOI 10.1215/00029831-2006-036 The Biology of Horror: Gothic Literature and Film. By Jack Morgan. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press. 2002. xi, 263 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $25.00. Gothic Passages: Racial Ambiguity and the American Gothic. By Justin D. Edwards. Iowa City: Univ...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 631–633.
Published: 01 September 2006
... by publishers willing to homogenize stories for readers seeking romance from regional writers, not politics. Victoria Ramirez, Weber State University DOI 10.1215/00029831-2006-036 The Biology of Horror: Gothic Literature and Film. By Jack Morgan. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press. 2002. xi...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 633–635.
Published: 01 September 2006
... by publishers willing to homogenize stories for readers seeking romance from regional writers, not politics. Victoria Ramirez, Weber State University DOI 10.1215/00029831-2006-036 The Biology of Horror: Gothic Literature and Film. By Jack Morgan. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press. 2002. xi...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 648–650.
Published: 01 September 2006
... by publishers willing to homogenize stories for readers seeking romance from regional writers, not politics. Victoria Ramirez, Weber State University DOI 10.1215/00029831-2006-036 The Biology of Horror: Gothic Literature and Film. By Jack Morgan. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press. 2002. xi...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 659–662.
Published: 01 September 2006
... University DOI 10.1215/00029831-2006-036 The Biology of Horror: Gothic Literature and Film. By Jack Morgan. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press. 2002. xi, 263 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $25.00. Gothic Passages: Racial Ambiguity and the American Gothic. By Justin D. Edwards. Iowa City: Univ...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 613–615.
Published: 01 September 2006
... University DOI 10.1215/00029831-2006-036 The Biology of Horror: Gothic Literature and Film. By Jack Morgan. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press. 2002. xi, 263 pp. Cloth, $50.00; paper, $25.00. Gothic Passages: Racial Ambiguity and the American Gothic. By Justin D. Edwards. Iowa City: Univ...