Monday, July 6, 2015

The Enduring Popularity of Southern Gothic Fiction

If you're a fan of writing--or reading--Southern gothic fiction, this article will help you understand why:

...I also have to wonder: why is southern gothic literature so popular across the globe? Here’s my idea: the southern gothic is like a trusty bicycle. (Note: this is not simply because southerners talk too slowly for a car metaphor to work. It is instead a kinship in the way the two things are assembled and ornamented. Stay with me.)...
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