Southern Gothic


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Southern Gothic

n
a literary genre depicting life in the southern US and featuring grotesque themes and imagery
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Early on in his career, Beam showed a knack for impressionistic lyrics that drew on Southern gothic imagery and his Bible Belt upbringing.
Sweet By and By is a southern gothic romantic thriller about a woman's journey from victimhood to victory, set in the decades following the Civil War in rural Mississippi.
Keeper is an intriguing Southern Gothic tale about a fantastic, magical world.
2) Southern Gothic "This town's got the good Lord shakin' his head/looking down thinking we ain't heard a word he said," Dan Tyminski sings in Southern Gothic, the brooding title song of a new album full of thoughts about heaven and hell, angels and devils.
In the six-issue DC Comics series, 'Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles,' the old Hanna-Barbera character is now a 'gay Southern gothic playwright' in 1950s New York.
Described by reviewers as southern gothic sci-fi, "ORB" follows a young boy who refuses to speak, and a strange celestial event that alters his life forever.
Thursday night is one of your last chances to steep yourself in the "Delirium: A Southern Gothic Fable" before Jake McNeillie and Co.
It's an underrated period in Dickey Betts' musical journey, and in the track Atlanta's Burning Down, an American Civil War historical piece written by Billy Ray Reynolds, he essays a song which ranks with the best of Robbie Robertson's of The Band, in its sense of Southern Gothic narrative.
This innovative use of imagery created a new "visual language" that transformed his photographs into a Southern Gothic narrative of sorts, explains Taylor.
It was as if Swansea had transmuted Southern Gothic into a personal brand of Northeastern Gothic.
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