American Gothic Culture : An Edinburgh Companion Hardback
Part of the Edinburgh East Asian Studies series
A new critical companion to the Gothic traditions of American Culture This Companion surveys the traditions and conventions of the dark side of American culture - its repressed memories, its anxieties and panics, its fears and horrors, its obsessions and paranoias.
Featuring new critical essays by established and emerging academics from a range of national backgrounds, this collection offers new discussions and analyses of canonical and lesser-known texts in literature and film, television, photography, and video games.
Its scope ranges from the earliest manifestations of American Gothic traditions in frontier narratives and colonial myths, to its recent responses to contemporary global events. Key Features Features original critical writing by established and emerging scholarsSurveys the full range of American Gothic, from its earliest texts to 21st Century worksIncludes critical analyses of American Gothic in new media and technologiesWill establish new benchmarks for the critical understanding of American Gothic traditions
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 144 pages
- Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
- Publication Date: 01/08/2017
- Category: Literary studies: general
- ISBN: 9781474425551