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Austen, Jane, Northanger Abbey, edited by Elizabeth Mahoney, Everyman's Press, 1994.

This novel is a parody of the Gothic romance, popular
in Jane Austen's own day. The student acquainted
with the conventions of Gothic novels will
find Northanger Abbey, originally published in 1818,
an interesting and comical read.





Goddu, Teresa A., Gothic America, Columbia University Press, 1997.

Goddu examines the Gothic in American literature
from the 1770s through the 1860s, looking particularly
at African-American, southern, and female writing.
The book would be of interest to anyone
concerned with the way that oppression and social
myth interact to produce the Gothic in literature.




Oates, Joyce Carol, ed., American Gothic Tales, Plume, 1997.

Oates selects forty-six American tales, ranging from
some by Charles Brockden Brown in the eighteenth
century to Nicholas Baker in the twentieth century.
What the tales have in common is a "gothic-grotesque
vision," according to Oates. Students of the Gothic
should...




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