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Nightmare on Main Street

Angels, Sadomasochism, and the Culture of Gothic

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ISBN 9780674624634

Publication Date: 11/01/1999

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208 pages

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Mark Edmundson is University Professor and Professor of English at the University of Virginia. A Guggenheim fellow, he is author of more than a dozen books, including Self and Soul, Why Teach? and Nightmare on Main Street.

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