By Charles L. Crow
A significant other to American Gothic includes a choice of unique essays that discover America’s gothic literary tradition.
- The biggest selection of essays within the box of yankee Gothic
- Contributions from a wide selection of students from round the world
- The so much entire assurance of conception, significant authors, pop culture and non-print media available
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