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Queer Sexuality and the Lesbian Feminist South

Jaime Harker

in The Lesbian South: Southern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary Canon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643359
eISBN:
9781469643373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643359.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the central role of transgressive sexuality in the literary creations of Southern lesbian feminists, both in their embrace of grotesque sexual southernness and their critiques ... More


Southern Gothic

Christopher Lloyd

in American Gothic Culture: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401616
eISBN:
9781474418553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401616.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the history of Southern Gothic through three recent media whose original visual imaginary delineates gothic aberrance. In the broad reach of visual media the Southern Gothic ... More


Joyce Carol Oates Revisits the Schoolhouse Gothic

Sherry R. Truffin

in American Gothic Culture: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401616
eISBN:
9781474418553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401616.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on Oates’s exploration of the political and economic implications of Schoolhouse Gothic. This subgenre takes up schooling through gothic preoccupations with the tyranny of ... More


Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South

Karen L. Cox

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635033
eISBN:
9781469635057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635033.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1932, the city of Natchez, Mississippi, reckoned with an unexpected influx of journalists and tourists as the lurid story of a local murder was splashed across headlines nationwide. Two ... More


1949–1952: Times Square, Peggy Roth, Southern Gothic, Céline, and Nietzsche

Jay A. Gertzman

in Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044170
eISBN:
9780813046181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044170.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Roth’s mail-order offerings in the 1940s and 1950s were similar to the materials offered in the Times Square bookstores of the same period. Those locations were often raided because of the sexual ... More


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