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By Charles L. Crow

ISBN-10: 0470671874

ISBN-13: 9780470671870

ISBN-10: 1118608437

ISBN-13: 9781118608432

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

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  • Contributions from a wide selection of students from round the world
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The post-1960s recovery of older writings by American women, then, has seen the republication of Gothically inflected texts by female Americans under Radcliffe’s influence ranging from Sarah Orne Jewett and Louisa May Alcott to Charlotte Perkins Gilman and even Edith Wharton. Much of the criticism of these, and even male-authored, writings about women, though, has concentrated on their “double-voiced discourse” (Elaine Showalter’s theoretical phrase) in which the feminine perspective, somewhat as in Radcliffe, must express itself under and through the cover of what seems styled as a “normal” male style of writing, thereby making the “woman’s voice” multilayered and in that way only subtly subversive.

New York: Farrar, Straus. M. (1994). Engendering Romance: Woman Writers and the Hawthorne Tradition, 1850–1990. New Haven: Yale University Press. A postfeminist examination of how female authors have adapted the American Gothic romance in ways that both question and continue the assumptions of the male authors who wrote in that tradition earlier. , 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.

S. J. Clery. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Wilson, E. (1950). Classics and Commercials: A Literary Chronicle of the Forties. New York: Farrar, Straus. M. (1994). Engendering Romance: Woman Writers and the Hawthorne Tradition, 1850–1990. New Haven: Yale University Press. A postfeminist examination of how female authors have adapted the American Gothic romance in ways that both question and continue the assumptions of the male authors who wrote in that tradition earlier. , and W. ) (1991). Haunting the House of Fiction: Feminist Perspectives on Ghost Stories by American Women.

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