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Literary Genres


Southern Gothic is a subgerne of Gothic fiction and the best type of literature set in the American South. It’s macabre, ironic, political and so much more.

“…I give you the mausoleum of all hope and desire…I give it to you not that you may remember time, but that you might forget it now and then for a moment and not spend all of your breath trying to conquer it. Because no battle is ever won he said. They are not even fought. The field only reveals to man his own folly and despair, and victory is an illusion of philosophers and fools.” (x)