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This new critique of latest African-American fiction explores its intersections with and opinions of the Gothic style. Wester finds the myriad methods writers manage the style to critique the gothic's conventional racial ideologies and the mechanisms that have been appropriated and re-articulated as an invaluable motor vehicle for the enunciation of the unusual terrors and complexities of black lifestyles in the USA. Re-reading significant African American literary texts similar to Narrative of the lifetime of Frederick Douglass, of 1 Blood, Cane, Invisible guy, and Corregidora African American Gothic investigates texts from each one significant period in African American tradition to teach how the gothic has continuously circulated through the African American literary canon.

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