Poe, "the House Of Usher," And The American Gothic by D. PerryPoe, "the House Of Usher," And The American Gothic by D. Perry

Poe, "the House Of Usher," And The American Gothic

byD. Perry, Carl H. Sederholm

Hardcover | May 19, 2009

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Poe, 'The House of Usher,' and the American Gothic discusses the interrelation between Poe's tale and the modern horror genre, demonstrating how Poe's work continues to serve as a model for exploring the deepest and most primitive corners of the human mind and heart.
Author Dennis R. Perry: Dennis R. Perry is an Associate Professor of Literature and Film at Brigham Young University, USA. Author Carl H. Sederholm: Carl H. Sederholm is an Associate Professor of Humanities at Brigham Young University, USA.
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Title:Poe, "the House Of Usher," And The American GothicFormat:HardcoverDimensions:190 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.5 inPublished:May 19, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230615260

ISBN - 13:9780230615267

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The 'Usher' Formula Feminist 'Usher': Domestic Horror in Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper' Realistic 'Usher': Narrative Imagination and James's The Turn of the Screw Cosmic 'Usher': Lovecraft Adapts his 'God of Fiction' Haunted 'Usher': Moving Towards Absolute Reality in The Haunting of Hill House Maternal 'Usher': Bloch's Psycho and the Blood-Stained Goddess of Death Evil 'Usher': Rosemary's Baby , Pop Culture, and the Evils of Consumerism Ceremonial 'Usher': The Initiation of Jack Torrance and the Fall of the Overlook Hotel

Editorial Reviews

"Easily meeting the high standards that Gothic studies from Palgrave Macmillan have been setting in recent years, the main result is thus a readable, compelling, and useful contribution to Gothic studies generally and to the history of the American Gothic in particular."--NBOL-19“Poe, ‘The House of Usher,’ and the American Gothic is a welcome addition to the scholarly canons of Poe, the other writers included in their study, and the tradition of the American Gothic.”--Tony Magistrale, Professor and Associate Chair of English, University of Vermont