Crow, Charles L.

The Palgrave Handbook of the Southern Gothic

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Down at the Crossroads
Susan Castillo Street, Charles L. Crow

Part I. Edgar Allan Poe and His Legacy

2. Edgar Allan Poe and the Southern Gothic
Tom F. Wright

3. Inside the Dark House: William Faulkner, Absalom, Absalom! and Southern Gothic
Richard Gray

4. Gothic Landscapes: Poe and Antebellum Southern Women Poets
Paula Bernat Bennett

5. Southern Gothic: Haunted Houses
Carol Margaret Davison

6. The Globalisation of the Gothic South
Edward Sugden

Part II. Space and Place in Southern Gothic

7. Gothic Landscapes of the South
Matthew Wynn Sivils

8. Southern Hauntings: Kate Chopin’s Gothic
Janet Beer, Avril Horner

9. Gothic Appalachia
Sarah Robertson

10. New Immigrants and the Southern Gothic
Nahem Yousaf

11. Flannery O’Connor and the Realism of Distance
Éric Savoy

12. Florida Gothic: Shadows in the Sunshine State
Bev Hogue

13. Gothic Cuba and the Trans-American South in Louisa May Alcott’s ‘M.L.’
Ivonne M. García

14. A Long View of History: Cormac McCarthy’s Gothic Vision
Robert H. Brinkmeyer

15. New Orleans as Gothic Capital
Sherry R. Truffin

16. George Washington Cable and Grace King
Owen Robinson

17. Francophone Gothic Melodramas
Bill Marshall

Part III. Race and Southern Gothic

18. Uncanny Plantations: The Repeating Gothic
Michael Kreyling

19. Slave Narratives and Slave Revolts
Maisha Wester

20. The Tragic Mulatto and Passing
Emily Clark

21. Law and the Gothic in the Slaveholding South
Ellen Weinauer

22. Charles Chesnutt’s Reparative Gothic
Christine A. Wooley

23. Jim Crow Gothic: Richard Wright’s Southern Nightmare
Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet

To Kill a Mockingbird and the Turn from the Gothic to Southern Liberalism
Michael L. Manson

25. Raising the Indigenous Undead
Eric Gary Anderson

Part IV. Gender and Sexuality in Southern Gothic Texts

26. Twisted Sisters: The Monstrous Women of Southern Gothic
Kellie Donovan-Condron

27. Ellen Glasgow’s Gothic Heroes and Monsters
Mark A. Graves

28. The Gothic and the Grotesque in the Novels of Carson McCullers
Dara Downey

29. ‘The room must evoke some ghosts’: Tennessee Williams
Stephen Matterson

30. Truman Capote’s Gothic Politics
Michael P. Bibler

Part V. Monsters, Vampires, and Voodoo

31. Southern Vampires: Anne Rice, Charlaine Harris and True Blood

Ken Gelder

32. Voodoo and Conjure as Gothic Realism
Anne Schroder

33. Nothing ‘So Mundane as ghosts’: Eudora Welty and the Gothic
Sarah Ford

34. Talismans of Shadows and Mantles of Light: Contemporary Forms of the Southern Female Gothic
Peggy Dunn Bailey

35. Shadows on the Small Screen: The Televisuality and Generic Hybridity of Southern Gothic
Brigid Cherry

36. The Southern Gothic in Film: An Overview
David Greven

Keywords: Literature, North American Literature, Fiction, American Cinema, Contemporary Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Cultural History

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