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American Gothic Literature

From an online Glossary of Literary Terms: "Gothic (goth-IK): a literary style that . . . usually portrayed fantastic tales dealing with horror, despair, the grotesque and other 'dark' subjects." These are the books that Goodreads classifies as "American Gothic," with a few emendations by yours truly.
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Wise Blood
Wise Blood
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We Have Always Lived in the Castle
We Have Always Lived in the Castle
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As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
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The House of the Seven Gables
The House of the Seven Gables
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The Haunting of Hill House (Shirley Jackson)
The Haunting of Hill House (Shirley Jackson)
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The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Connor
The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Connor
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Ghost and Horror Stories (Ambrose Bierce)
Ghost and Horror Stories (Ambrose Bierce)
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The Turn of the Screw (Henry James)
The Turn of the Screw (Henry James)
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The Ballad of the Sad Cafe
The Ballad of the Sad Cafe
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Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
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Child of God
Child of God
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Wieland
Wieland
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L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential
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The Big Nowhere
The Big Nowhere
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Dragonwyck (Anya Seton)
Dragonwyck (Anya Seton)
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The Collected Stories of William Faulkner
The Collected Stories of William Faulkner
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The Collected Stories of Carson McCullers (Carson McCullers)
The Collected Stories of Carson McCullers (Carson McCullers)
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The Complete Stories of Truman Capote (Truman Capote)
The Complete Stories of Truman Capote (Truman Capote)
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The Clearing
The Clearing
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Tar Baby
Tar Baby
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The Selected Stories of Patricia Highsmith (Patricia Highsmith)
The Selected Stories of Patricia Highsmith (Patricia Highsmith)
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Corregidora
Corregidora
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Reflections in a Golden Eye (Carson McCullers)
Reflections in a Golden Eye (Carson McCullers)
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A Suspension of Mercy (Patricia Highsmith)
A Suspension of Mercy (Patricia Highsmith)
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Of Love and Dust (Ernest J Gaines)
Of Love and Dust (Ernest J Gaines)
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Beloved, by Toni Morrison
Beloved, by Toni Morrison
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Blood on the Forge (William Attaway)
Blood on the Forge (William Attaway)
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Affliction by Russell Banks
Affliction by Russell Banks
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Linden Hills (Gloria Naylor)
Linden Hills (Gloria Naylor)
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Sula
Sula
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The Fall of the House of Usher
The Fall of the House of Usher
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A Thousand Acres
A Thousand Acres
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Falconer
Falconer
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Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
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Leave Her to Heaven (Ben Ames Williams)
Leave Her to Heaven (Ben Ames Williams)
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Light in August
Light in August
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The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
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The Road Through the Wall (Shirley Jackson)
The Road Through the Wall (Shirley Jackson)
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The Sundial (Shirley Jackson)
The Sundial (Shirley Jackson)
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