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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gothic fiction (Literary genre), English -- History and criticism,
  • Gothic fiction (Literary genre), American -- History and criticism,
  • Literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
  • Women in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Diana Wallace and Andrew Smith.
    ContributionsWallace, Diana, 1964-, Smith, Andrew, 1964-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR408.G68 F46 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23910207M
    ISBN 100230222714
    ISBN 109780230222717
    LC Control Number2009043492


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Shirley Jackson and the Female Gothic. Critic Ruth Franklin has published a new biography on the criminally overlooked novelist, short story writer, and essayist Shirley Jackson.

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