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American Nightmares The Haunted House Formula in American Popular Fiction

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ISBN-10: 087972790X

ISBN-13: 9780879727901

Edition: 1999

Authors: Dale Bailey

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 12/31/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 156
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Preface
Welcome to the Funhouse: Gothic and the Architecture of Subversion
The Sentient House and the Ghostly Tradition: The Legacy of Poe and Hawthorne
June Cleaver in the House of Horrors: Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House
"Too bad we can't stay, baby!": The Horror at Amityville
Middle-Class Nightmares: Robert Marasco's Burnt Offerings and Anne Rivers Siddons's The House Next Door
Unmanned by the American Dream: Stephen King's The Shining
Ghosts in the Machine: The Future of the Haunted House Formula
Notes
Works Cited
Index