Poe, “The House of Usher,” and the American Gothic

  • Authors
  • Dennis R. Perry
  • Carl H. Sederholm

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Dennis R. Perry, Carl H. Sederholm
    Pages 1-18
  3. Dennis R. Perry, Carl H. Sederholm
    Pages 63-81
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 175-190

About this book


Poe, 'The House of Usher,' and the American Gothic discusses the interrelation between Poe's tale and the modern horror genre, demonstrating how Poe's work continues to serve as a model for exploring the deepest and most primitive corners of the human mind and heart.


America culture death fiction genre gothic imagination mind model

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