The suburban gothic in American popular culture

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Palgrave Macmillan, Sep 15, 2009 - Literary Criticism - 236 pages
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An examination of the way American suburbia has been depicted in Gothic and horror films, television and literature from 1948 to the present day, in which Bernice Murphy demonstrates that Gothic depictions of suburbia provide an intriguing glimpse into the way modern American society views itself.

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Contents

The Suburban Witch
40
Dehumanisation and
69
You Son of a Bitch You Only Moved the Headstones
104
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About the author (2009)

BERNICE MURPHY is a Lecturer in Popular Literature in the Department of English at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.