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The Suburban Gothic in American Popular Culture

  • Authors
  • Bernice M. Murphy

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About this book

Introduction

The first sustained examination of the depiction of American suburbia in gothic and horror films, television and literature from 1948 to the present day. Beginning with Shirley Jackson's The Road Through the Wall , Murphy discusses representative texts from each decade, including I Am Legend , Bewitched , Halloween and Desperate Housewives .

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America culture film television

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