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Gothic America: Narrative, History, and Nation (Paperback)

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Goddu traces the development of the female, southern, and African-American gothic in literature between the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, placing in a new historical context Poe's The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym, Hawthorne's The Blithedale Romance, Alcott's ghost stories, and Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.

About the Author

Teresa A. Goddu is assistant professor of English at Vanderbilt University, where she was a fellow of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780231108171
ISBN-10: 0231108176
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: July 4th, 1997
Pages: 224
Language: English