American Gothic From Salem Witchcraft to H. P. Lovecraft - An Anthology

ISBN-10: 0470659793
ISBN-13: 9780470659793
Edition: 2nd 2012
Authors: Charles L. Crow
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List price: $56.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/26/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 550
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

American Gothic remains an enduringly fascinating genre, retaining its chilling hold on the imagination. This revised and expanded anthology brings together texts from the colonial era to the twentieth century including recently discovered material, canonical literary contributions from Poe and Wharton among many others, and literature from sub–genres such as feminist and ‘wilderness’ Gothic.Revised and expanded to incorporate suggestions from twelve years of use in many countriesAn important text for students of the expanding field of Gothic studiesStrong representation of female Gothic, wilderness Gothic, the Gothic of race, and the legacy of Salem witchcraftEdited by a founding member of the International Gothic Association

List of Authors
Chronology
Thematic Table of Contents
Preface to the Second Edition
Editorial Principles
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Cotton Mather (1663-1728)
"The Tryal of G. B."
"The Trial of Martha Carrier"
A Notable Exploit; wherein, Dux Faemina Facti [The Narrative of Hannah Dustan]
"Abraham Panther"
A surprising account of the Discovery of a Lady…
J. Hector St. John de Cr�vecoeur (1735-1813)
from Letters from an American Farmer. "Letter IX"
Charles Brockden Brown (1771-1810)
"Somnambulism: A Fragment"
Washington Irving (1783-1859)
"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
John Neal (1793-1876)
"Idiosyncrasies"
Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)
"Alice Doane's Appeal"
"Young Goodman Brown"
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)
"The Skeleton in Armor"
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)
"Hop-Frog"
"The Cask of Amontillado"
"The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar"
"The Fall of the House of Usher"
Five Poems
"The Raven"
"The City in the Sea"
"Ulalume"
�Annabel Lee"
"Dream-Land"
Herman Melville (1819-1891)
"The Bell-Tower"
George Lippard (1822-1854)
from The Quaker City; or, The Monks of Monk Hall
Henry Clay Lewis (1825-1850)
�A Struggle for Life"
Rose Terry Cooke (1827-1892)
"My Visitation"
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
Eight Poems
F 43 "Through lane it lay - thro' bramble _"
F 340 "I felt a Funeral, in my Brain"
F 341 "Tis so appalling - it exhilarates _"
F 360 "The Soul has Bandaged moments _"
F 407 "One need not be a Chamber - to be Haunted _"
F 425 "'Twas like a Maelstrom, with a notch"
F 431 "If I may have it, when it's dead,"
F1433 "What mystery pervades a well!"
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)
�A Whisper in the Dark"
Harriet Prescott Spofford (1835-1921)
"Her Story"
"Circumstance"
Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?)
"An Inhabitant of Carcosa"
"The Death of Halpin Frayser"
Henry James (1843-1916)
The Turn of the Screw
George Washington Cable (1844-1925)
"Jean-Ah Poquelin"
Madeline Yale Wynne (1847-1918)
"The Little Room"
Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909)
"The Foreigner"
Kate Chopin (1851-1904)
"D�sir�e's Baby"
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman (1852-1930)
"Old Woman Magoun"
"Luella Miller"
Gertrude Atherton (1857-1948)
"The Bell in the Fog"
Anonymous (Folk Tale)
"Talking Bones"
Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932)
"The Dumb Witness"
"The Sheriff's Children"
Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935)
"The Giant Wisteria"
"The Yellow Wall-Paper"
Elia Wilkinson Peattie (1862-1935)
"The House That Was Not"
Edith Wharton (1862-1937)
"The Eyes"
Robert W. Chambers (1865-1933)
"In the Court of the Dragon"
Edgar Lee Masters (1868-1950)
Two Poems
"Nancy Knapp"
"Barry Holden"
Edwin Arlington Robinson (1868-1935)
Six Poems
"Luke Havergal"
"Lisette and Eileen"
"The Dark House"
"The Mill"
"Souvenir"
"Why He Was There"
Frank Norris (1870-1902)
"Lauth"
Stephen Crane (1871-1900)
"The Monster"
Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906)
"The Lynching of Jube Benson"
Alexander Posey (1873-1908)
"Chinnubbie and the Owl"
Jack London (1876-1916)
"Samuel"
H[oward] P[hillips] Lovecraft (1890-1937)
"The Outsider"
Select Bibliography
Index of Titles and First Lines
Index to the Introductions and Footnotes

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