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Published: 01 February 2016

200 Pages

8.5 x 5.37 inches

ISBN: 9780719097706

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Men with stakes

Masculinity and the gothic in US television

Julia M. Wright

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Adds to discussions of 'domestic' gothic by exploring the complications around masculinity in these series
  • Considers masculinity in the context of the ideologies that it supports, exploring the broader political challenge of gothic television to what televisual realism presents as normative
  • Examines major series from American Gothic and Angel to Supernatural and American Horror Story
  • Situates recent series within the larger history of gothic television (from the 1930s to the present) and of other gothic writing

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