New England's Gothic literature: history and folklore of the supernatural from the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries
This comprehensive comparative approach to the folklore, fantasy, and horror literature of New England stretches from the earliest European exploration to Stephen King, John Updike, and Shirley Jackson. Includes interviews with Les Daniels, Grandt, and other horror writers who reside or set their stories in New England.
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On the Gothic in New England
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