Poe, "The House of Usher," and the American Gothic / Dennis R. Perry and Carl H. Sederholm

Author(s): Perry, Dennis R
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Subjects: Fall of the House of Usher
Gothic fiction (Literary genre), American--History and criticism
Poe, Edgar Allan, Fall of the House of Usher
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Fall of the House of Usher
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849--Influence
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: viii, 190 p. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Introduction: The "Usher" Formula 1
2. Feminist "Usher": Domestic Horror in Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper" 19
3. Realistic "Usher": Narrative Imagination and James's The Turn of the Screw 39
4. Cosmic "Usher": Lovecraft Adapts his "God of Fiction" 63
5. Haunted "Usher": Moving toward Absolute Reality in The Haunting of Hill House 83
6. Maternal "Usher": Bloch's Psycho and the Blood-Stained Goddess of Death 105
7. Evil "Usher": Rosemary's Baby, Pop Culture, and the Evils of Consumerism 131
8. Ceremonial "Usher": The Initiation of Jack Torrance and the Fall of the Overlook Hotel 151
Notes 175
Bibliography 177
Index 185
Additional Authors: Sederholm, Carl Hinckley
Notes: ISBN: 9780230615267 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0230615260 (hbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-184) and index
OCLC Number: 318671572
ISBN/ISSN: 9780230615267
0230615260