Tag Archives: Southern Gothic

Toni Morrison’s Black Gothic

If the Southern Gothic grows out of white denial about white terrorism, what are we to make of black gothic? Morrison’s “Beloved” offers some answers.

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Repressed Violence in Southern Gothic Lit

In my course on American Gothic Supernatural lit, I contrasted “Turn of the Scre”w with “Wizard of Oz” and then glanced at Southern Gothic lit.

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A Rose for Donald Trump

To express his horror at Trump’s State of the Union performance, a commentator turned to Faulkner’s Southern Gothic story “Rose for Emily.”

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