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Acknowledgments.- Notes on Contributors.- Introduction.- PART I: EDGAR ALLAN POE AND HIS LEGACY.- 1. Edgar Allan Poe and the Southern Gothic; Tom F. Wright.- 2. Inside the Dark House: William Faulkner, Absalom, Absalom and Southern Gothic; Richard Gray.- 3. Dreamland: Antebellum Southern Women Poets and Poe; Paula Bernat Bennett.- 4. Southern Gothic: Haunted Houses; Carol Margaret Davison.- 5. The Globalisation of the Gothic South; Edward Sugden.- PART II: SPACE AND PLACE IN SOUTHERN GOTHIC.- 6. Gothic Landscapes of the South; Matthew Wynn Sivils.- 7. Southern Hauntings: Kate Chopin's Fiction; Janet Beer and Avril Horner.- 8. Gothic Appalachia; Sarah Robertson.- 9. New Immigration and the Southern Gothic; Nahem Yousaf.- 10. Flannery O'Connor and the Realism of Distance; ric Savoy.- 11. Florida Gothic: Shadows in the Sunshine State; Bev Hogue.- 12. Gothic Cuba and the Trans-American South; Ivonne M. Garcia.- 13. A Long View of History: Cormac McCarthy's Gothic Vision; Robert H. Brinkmeyer, Jr..- 14. New Orleans as Gothic Capital; Sherry R. Truffin.- 15. George Washington Cable and Grace King; Owen Robinson.- 16. Francophone Gothic Melodramas; Bill Marshall.- PART III: RACE AND SOUTHERN GOTHIC.- 17. Uncanny Plantations: The Repeating Gothic; Michael Kreyling.- 18. Slave Narratives and Slave Revolts; Maisha Wester.- 19. The Tragic Mulatto and Passing; Emily Clark.- 20. Law and the Gothic in the Slaveholding South; Ellen Weinauer.- 21. Charles Chesnutt's Reparative Gothic; Christine A. Wooley.- 22. Jim Crow Gothic: Richard Wright's Southern Nightmare; Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet.- 23. The Turn from the Gothic to Southern Liberalism in To Kill a Mockingbird; Michael L. Manson.- 24. Raising the Indigenous Undead; Eric Gary Anderson.- PART IV: GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN SOUTHERN GOTHIC TEXTS.- 25. Twisted Sisters: The Monstrous Women of Southern Gothic; Kellie Donovan-Condron.- 26. Ellen Glasgow's Gothic Heroes and Monsters; Mark Graves.- 27. The Gothic and the Grotesque in the Novels of Carson McCullers; Dara Downey.- 28. 'The room must evoke some ghosts': Tennessee Williams; Stephen Matterson.- 29. Truman Capote's Gothic Politics; Michael P. Bibler.- PART V: MONSTERS, VAMPIRES AND VOODOO.- 30. Southern Vampires: Anne Rice, Charlaine Harris and True Blood; Ken Gelder.- 31. Voodoo and Conjure as Gothic Realism; Anne Schroder.- 32. 'Nothing So Mundane as Ghosts': Eudora Welty and the Gothic; Sarah Ford.- 33. Talismans of Shadows and Mantles of Light: Contemporary Forms of the Southern Female Gothic; Peggy Dunn Bailey.- 34. Shadows on the Small Screen: The Televisuality and Generic Hybridity of Southern Gothic; Brigid Cherry.- 35. The Southern Gothic in Film: An Overview; David Greven.- Index.-

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  • ISBN-13: 9781349693337
  • ISBN-10: 1349693332
  • Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
  • Publish Date: November 2018
  • Dimensions: 9.21 x 6.14 x 1.05 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
  • Page Count: 505