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American Horror Fiction and Class : From Poe to Twilight - by David Simmons (Hardcover)

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In this book, Simmons argues that class, as much as race and gender, played a significant role in the development of Gothic and Horror fiction in a national context. From the classic texts of Edgar Allen Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne right through to contemporary examples, such as the novels of Stephen King and Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Series, class remains an ever present though understudied element. This study will appeal to scholars of American Studies, English literature, Media and Cultural Studies interested in class representations in the horror genre from the nineteenth century to the present day.


Number of Pages: 208
Genre: Literary Criticism
Series Title: Palgrave Gothic
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: David Simmons
Language: English
Street Date: October 2, 2017
TCIN: 53010032
UPC: 9781137532794
Item Number (DPCI): 248-51-9774
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