The Haunted House Formula in American Popular Fiction
A non fiction book by Dale Bailey
Bailey traces the haunted house tale from its origins in English gothic fiction to the paperback potboilers of the present, highlighting the unique significance of the house in the domestic, economic, and social ideologies of our nation. In the hands of the best gothic writers, Bailey concludes, the haunted house has become a powerful and profoundly subversive symbol of everything that has gone nightmarishly awry in the American Dream.
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Used availability for Dale Bailey's American Nightmares
January 1999 : USA Hardback
January 1999 : USA Paperback
June 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition