RE: RARA-AVIS: Southern Gothic: Robison

From: Todd Mason (
Date: 27 Feb 2003

Various work by Mark Twain and Ambrose Bierce? Notably PUDD'NHEAD WILSON and
(even less embryonically) the Civil War stories and a few others? TM

-----Original Message----- From: Robison Michael R CNIN [mailto:]

I'm thinking that the Southern Gothic subgenre started with Faulkner's SANCTUARY (1931). Is this a halfway reasonable assumption? Are there any other candidates that might be pointed to as starting it?

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