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The poetics and politics of the American gothic [electronic resource] : gender and slavery in nineteenth-century American literature / Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet.

By: Monnet, Agnieszka Soltysik.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2010Description: 1 online resource (163 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780754699439 (ebook); 0754699439 (ebook).Subject(s): Judgment in literature | American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Sex in literature | Slavery in literature | Judgment (Ethics) -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Gothic revival (Literature) -- United States | LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General | roman noir am�ericain (Etats-Unis) -- sexe (genre) -- 19e s | esclavage -- roman noir am�ericain (Etats-Unis) -- 19e s | jugement (philosophie) -- litt�erature am�ericaine -- 19e sGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Poetics and politics of the American gothic.DDC classification: 813/.3093552 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Unreliable narrators and "unnatural sensations" : irony and conscience in Edgar Allan Poe -- "Everywhere-- a cross--and nastiness at the foot of it" : history, ethics, and slavery in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Marble Faun -- "Thy catching nobleness unsexes me, my brother" : queer knowledge in Herman Melville's Pierre -- "I was queer company enough--quite as queer as the company I received" : the queer gothic of Henry James and Charlotte Perkins Gilman.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Unreliable narrators and "unnatural sensations" : irony and conscience in Edgar Allan Poe -- "Everywhere-- a cross--and nastiness at the foot of it" : history, ethics, and slavery in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Marble Faun -- "Thy catching nobleness unsexes me, my brother" : queer knowledge in Herman Melville's Pierre -- "I was queer company enough--quite as queer as the company I received" : the queer gothic of Henry James and Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

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