American Gothic Tales



KINDLE American Gothic Tales Author Joyce Carol Oates Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Joyce Carol Oates Has A Special Perspective On The Gothic In American Short Fiction, At Least Partially Because Her Own Horror Yarns Rank On The Spine Tingling Chart With The Masters She Is Able To See The Unbroken Link Of The Macabre That Ties Edgar Allan Poe To Anne Rice And To Recognize The Dark Psychological Bonds Between Henry James And Stephen King This Remarkable Anthology Of Gothic Fiction, Spanning Two Centuries Of American Writing, Gives Us An Intriguing And Entertaining Look At How The Gothic Imagination Makes For Great Literature In The Works Of Forty Six Exceptional Writers In Showing Us The Gothic Vision A World Askew Where Mankind S Forbidden Impulses Are Set Free From The Repressions Of The Psyche, And Nature Turns Malevolent And Lawless Joyce Carol Oates Includes Henry James S The Romance Of Certain Old Clothes, Herman Melville S Horrific Tale Of Factory Women, The Tartarus Of Maids, And Edith Wharton S Afterward, Which Are Rarely Collected And Appear Together Here For The First Time.Added To These Stories Of The Past Are New Ones That Explore The Wounded Worlds Of Stephen King, Anne Rice, Peter Straub, Raymond Carver, And Than Twenty Other Wonderful Contemporary Writers This Impressive Collection Reveals The Astonishing Scope Of The Gothic Writer S Subject Matter, Style, And Incomparable Genius For Manipulating Our Emotions And Penetrating Our Dreams With Joyce Carol Oates S Superb Introduction, American Gothic Tales Is Destined To Become The Standard One Volume Edition Of The Genre That American Writers, If They Didn T Create It Outright, Have Brought To Its Chilling Zenith.rom Wieland, Or The Transformation Charles Brockden Brown The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow Washington Irving The Man Of Adamant Nathaniel Hawthorne Young Goodman Brown Nathaniel Hawthorne The Tartarus Of Maids Herman Melville The Black Cat Edgar Allan Poe The Yellow Wallpaper Charlotte Perkins Gilman The Romance Of Certain Old Clothes Henry James The Damned Thing Ambrose Bierce Afterward Edith Wharton The Striding Place Gertrude Atherton Death In The Woods Sherwood Anderson The Outsider H.P Lovecraft A Rose For Emily William Faulkner The Lonesome Place August Derleth The Door E.B White The Lovely House Shirley Jackson Allal Paul Bowles The Reencounter Isaac Bashevis Singer In The Icebound Hothouse William Goyen The Enormous Radio John Cheever The Veldt Ray Bradbury The Dachau Shoe W.S Merwin The Approved W.S Merwin Spiders I Have Known W.S Merwin Postcards From The Maginot Line W.S Merwin Johnny Panic And The Bible Of Dreams Sylvia Plath In Bed One Night Robert Coover Schro Dinger S Cat Ursula K Le Guin The Waterworks E.L Doctorow Shattered Like A Glass Goblin Harlan Ellison Human Moments In World War III Don DeLillo The Anatomy Of Desire John L Heureux Little Things Raymond Carver The Temple Joyce Carol Oates Freniere From Interview With The Vampires Anne Rice A Short Guide To The City Peter Straub In The Penny Arcade Steven Millhauser The Reach Stephen King Exchange Value Charles Johnson Snow John Crowley The Last Feast Of Harlequin Thomas Ligotti Time And Again Breece D J Pancake Replacements Lisa Tuttle Spirit Seizures Melissa Pritchard Cat In Glass Nancy Etchemendy The Girl Who Loved Animals Bruce McAllister Ursus Triad, Later Kathe Koja And Barry N Malzberg From Geek Love The Nuclear Family His Talk, Her Teeth Katherine Dunn Subsoil Nicholson BakerAmerican Gothic Tales

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  • Paperback
  • 544 pages
  • American Gothic Tales
  • Joyce Carol Oates
  • English
  • 05 February 2018
  • 0452274893

10 thoughts on “American Gothic Tales

  1. says:

    This is a nice little collection of classic gothic tales by well known American authors Most of them aren t horror writers, per se, but all of them have written one orbooks that fall within the realm of dark Romanticism If you re into modern horror, you may find some of these stories too dull and literary not a lot of gore or monsters or graphic violence Instead, most of these aresubtle stories of psychological terror think The Others or Donnie Darko rather than The E This is a nice little collection of classic gothic tales by well known American authors Most of ...

  2. says:

    Oates is no stranger to the gothic genre herself and she has created one hell of an anthology here Some of the authors are the usual suspects that crop up in high school anthologies A Rose for Emily, The Yellow Wallpaper, The Black Cat But Oates moves beyond the usual syllabus to include Lovecraft she should get some credit for helping to mainstream him and contemporary writers like King and Thomas Ligotti, an author I think deservescritical attention Surveying the entire history of Oates is no stranger to the gothic genre herself and she has created one hell of an anthology here Some of the authors are the usual suspects that crop up in high school anthologies A Rose for Emily, The Yellow Wallp...

  3. says:

    This huge collection was used as a textbook for one of my graduate classes The forty six stories included follow the development and evolution of the Gothic genre from an excerpt of Charles Brockden Brown s 1798 novel Weiland, or The Transformation through Nicholson Baker s 1994 short story Subsoil The collection is intended, as far as I can tell, to gather not only thesignificant stories of the genre, but also important stories that may typically go unnoticed by most readers It is th This huge collection was used as a textbook for one of my graduate classes The forty six stories included follow the development and evolution of the Gothic genre from an excerpt of Charles Brockden Brown s 1798 novel Weiland, or The Transform...

  4. says:

    Edited and compiled by Joyce Carol Oates, with whom I think many may have a love hate relationshipalthough, in the end, I am not entirely sure what sort of influence that should have on anyone deciding whether or not to read thisThat said, I think this is a fantastic compilation of Gothic tales, past and present Oates, I feel, was thorough in including a breadth of short stories that was reflective of the genre I read many not all of these stories in my Gothic lit class a few years ago Edited and compiled by Joyce Carol Oates, with whom I think many may have a love hate relationshipalthough, in the end, I am not entirely sure what sort of influence that should have on anyone deciding whether or not to read thisThat said, I think this is a fantastic compilation of Gothic tales, past and present Oates, I feel, was thorough in including a breadth of short stories that was reflective of the genre I read many not all of these stories in my Gothic lit class a few ...

  5. says:

    This is an interesting set of short stories, mildly gothic in the sense of having a bit of dark mystery horror The choices of stories are mixed Some are very well done, some are obvious, some just don t fit What makes this interesting is the timeline ...

  6. says:

    Some of the selections are really pushing the definition of gothic c mon, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and it s nuts not to include biographical info for the authors, but this is a pretty nice anth, all things considered.

  7. says:

    picked up this lil bad boy for a buck at the Dollar Scholar on Hawthorne lets see what fun it brings.

  8. says:

    Tons of great gothic stuff from Hawthorne, Melville, Faulkner, Joyce Carol Oates,Plath and W.S Merwin Great classic writing ready to be read by you on a stormy night.

  9. says:

    Awesome book A collection of short spine tingling stories Great read.

  10. says:

    Short story scariness Lots of classic and a few really cool obscure authors in here My favorite short story from high school is in here The Yellow Wallpaper.

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