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Charles L. Crow

American Gothic

An Anthology from Salem Witchcraft to H. P. Lovecraft

€ 56.05

American Gothic remains an enduringly fascinating genre, retaining its chilling hold on the imagination.


Taal / Language : English

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List of Authors x Chronology xi Thematic Table of Contents xv Preface to the Second Edition xxviii Editorial Principles xxix Acknowledgments xxx Introduction 1 Cotton Mather (1663–1728) 3 “The Tryal of G. B.” 4 “The Trial of Martha Carrier” 8 A Notable Exploit; wherein , Dux Faemina Facti [The Narrative of Hannah Dustan] 10 “ Abraham Panther” 12 A surprising account of the Discovery of a Lady … 12 J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur (1735–1813) 16 from Letters from an American Farmer : “Letter IX” 16 Charles Brockden Brown (1771–1810) 24 “Somnambulism: A Fragment” 24 Washington Irving (1783–1859) 36 “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” 36 John Neal (1793–1876) 55 “Idiosyncrasies” 55 Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804–1864) 73 “Alice Doane ’ s Appeal” 74 “Young Goodman Brown” 80 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882) 89 “The Skeleton in Armor” 89 Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849) 94 “Hop-Frog” 94 “The Cask of Amontillado” 100 “The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar” 104 “The Fall of the House of Usher” 110 Five Poems 121 “The Raven” 121 “The City in the Sea” 124 “Ulalume” 125 “Annabel Lee” 127 “Dream-Land” 128 Herman Melville (1819–1891) 131 “The Bell-Tower” 131 George Lippard (1822–1854) 141 from The Quaker City; or, The Monks of Monk Hall 141 Henry Clay Lewis (1825–1850) 146 “A Struggle for Life” 146 Rose Terry Cooke (1827–1892) 152 “My Visitation” 152 Emily Dickinson (1830–1886) 164 Eight Poems 164 F 43 “Through lane it lay – thro’ bramble –” 164 F 340 “I felt a Funeral, in my Brain” 165 F 341 “ ’ Tis so appalling – it exhilarates –” 165 F 360 “The Soul has Bandaged moments –” 166 F 407 “One need not be a Chamber – to be Haunted –” 166 F 425 “ ’ Twas like a Maelstrom, with a notch” 167 F 431 “If I may have it, when it ’ s dead,” 167 F 1433 “What mystery pervades a well!” 168 Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888) 170 “A Whisper in the Dark” 170 Harriet Prescott Spofford (1835–1921) 194 “Her Story” 194 “Circumstance” 206 Ambrose Bierce (1842–1914?) 215 “An Inhabitant of Carcosa” 215 “The Death of Halpin Frayser” 217 Henry James (1843–1916) 227 The Turn of the Screw 227 George Washington Cable (1844–1925) 290 “Jean-Ah Poquelin” 290 Madeline Yale Wynne (1847–1918) 304 “The Little Room” 304 Sarah Orne Jewett (1849–1909) 312 “The Foreigner” 312 Kate Chopin (1851–1904) 328 “Désirée ’ s Baby” 328 Mary E. Wilkins Freeman (1852–1930) 333 “Old Woman Magoun” 333 “Luella Miller” 344 Gertrude Atherton (1857–1948) 353 “The Bell in the Fog” 353 Anonymous (Folk Tale) 367 “Talking Bones” 367 Charles W. Chesnutt (1858–1932) 368 “The Dumb Witness” 369 “The Sheriff ’ s Children” 376 Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860–1935) 387 “The Giant Wisteria” 387 “The Yellow Wall-Paper” 392 Elia Wilkinson Peattie (1862–1935) 403 “The House That Was Not” 403 Edith Wharton (1862–1937) 406 “The Eyes” 406 Robert W. Chambers (1865–1933) 419 “In the Court of the Dragon” 419 Edgar Lee Masters (1868–1950) 425 Two Poems 425 “Nancy Knapp” 425 “Barry Holden” 425 Edwin Arlington Robinson (1868–1935) 427 Six Poems 427 “Luke Havergal” 427 “Lisette and Eileen” 428 “The Dark House” 429 “The Mill” 430 “Souvenir” 431 “Why He Was There” 431 Frank Norris (1870–1902) 432 “Lauth” 432 Stephen Crane (1871–1900) 449 “The Monster” 449 Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872–1906) 483 “The Lynching of Jube Benson” 483 Alexander Posey (1873–1908) 488 “Chinnubbie and the Owl” 488 Jack London (1876–1916) 492 “Samuel” 492 H[oward] P[hillips] Lovecraft (1890–1937) 505 “The Outsider” 505 Select Bibliography 510 Index of Titles and First Lines 513 Index to the Introductions and Footnotes 515
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Paperback / softback
550 pagina's
Januari 2012
848 gram
244 x 171 x 27 mm
Wiley-Blackwell us

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