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American Women's Regionalist Fiction

American Women's Regionalist Fiction

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Introduction.- New England Gothic: Resisting Nation.- Nancy Sweet, "Gothic Woods and the Shining City on a Hill: Harriet Prescott Spofford's 'Circumstance'".- Melissa McFarland Pennell, "New England Gothic/New England Guilt: Mary Wilkins Freeman's Giles Corey and the Salem Witchcraft Episode".- Cécile Roudeau, "Sarah Orne Jewett's New England Gothic: 'Lady Ferry' and the Uncanny Durability of Colonial History".- New England's Landscapes and the Eco-Gothic.- Rita Bode, "Local Habitations as Gothic Terrain in Rose Terry Cooke".- Daniel Mrozowski, "Hallowed Ground: The Gothic New England of Sarah Orne Jewett and Mary Wilkins Freeman".- Cynthia Murillo, "Life By Landscape: The Sublime and the Spectacle of Transcendence in the Gothic Fiction of Edith Wharton".- Southern Gothic: Folklore, Superstition, Race.- Alicia Mischa Renfroe 'That Dim Abode': Uncanny Region in Rebecca Harding Davis's "The Tragedy of Fauquier".- Wendy Ryden, "Gothic Chopin: Negotiating Realism's Divide in Bayou Folk".- Ellen Weinauer, "The Gothic and the "Southern Lady" Catherine Warfield's The Household of Bouverie".- Jeffrey Weinstock, "Haunted Homesteads: E.D.E.N. Southworth's Dual Gothic".- Valerie Levy, ""Hoodoo and Voodoo in Zora Neale Hurston's Gothic Folklore".- West Coast Gothic.- Lesley Ginsberg, "Mary Austin's California Gothic".- Dara Downey, "Emma Frances Dawson's Urban California Gothic".- Laura Laffrado, "'It Will Haunt the Reader after the Others have Faded into the Mists': The Gothic West of Ella Rhoads Higginson's 'In the Bitter Root Mountains'".- Laura Mielke, "Zitkala Sa's Defiant Gothicism".- Midwest Hauntings.- Monika Elbert, "Alice Cary and Margaret Fuller: Mundane Musings and Great Lakes Hauntings".- Stéphanie Durrans, "Specters of the Great Plains: Cather's My Antonia as a Gothic Regionalist Novel".- Jane Anne Fleming, "Gothic Spaces and the "Homeland" Resisting Exceptionalism in Constance Fenimore Woolson's Tales of the Great Lakes and Reconstruction".

About the Author:

Monika Elbert is Professor of English and a Distinguished University Scholar at Montclair State University, USA. She is editor of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Review and her recent publications include: Hawthorne in Context (2018) and, co-edited with Wendy Ryden, Haunting Realities: Naturalist Gothic and American Realism (2017).

Rita Bode is Professor of English Literature at Trent University, Canada. Her co-edited collections include L.M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature(s) (2018) and L.M. Montgomery's Rainbow Valleys: The Ontario Years, 1911-1942 (2015).

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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9783030555511
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Publisher Imprint: Palgrave MacMillan
  • Height: 210 mm
  • No of Pages: 372
  • Series Title: Palgrave Gothic
  • Weight: 661 gr
  • ISBN-10: 3030555518
  • Publisher Date: 05 Jan 2021
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 25 mm
  • Width: 148 mm

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