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American Gothic CultureAn Edinburgh Companion$
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Jason Haslam and Joel Faflak

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781474401616

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401616.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
Source:
American Gothic Culture
Author(s):

Joel Faflak

Jason Haslam

Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401616.003.0001

This introduction defines American gothic historically, thematically, and conceptually, and traces the history of the cultural analysis of the American gothic. It suggests that the definitions of America and those of gothic are so closely related as to be inseparable. For the purposes of this Companion, America is gothic.

Keywords:   American Gothic, Cultural Studies, American Studies

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