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The Rural Gothic in American Popular Culture

Backwoods Horror and Terror in the Wilderness

  • Bernice M. Murphy

About this book

Introduction

The Rural Gothic in American Popular Culture argues that complex and often negative initial responses of early European settlers continue to influence American horror and gothic narratives to this day. The book undertakes a detailed analysis of key literary and filmic texts situated within consideration of specific contexts.

Keywords

America culture Europe Narrative

Authors and affiliations

  • Bernice M. Murphy
    • 1
  1. 1.Trinity College DublinIreland

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