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24th May '17 6:41:40 PM karstovich2
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* ''Podcast/STown'', although nonfiction, is usually described as Southern Gothic (more in the Creator/WilliamFaulkner-Creator/FlanneryOConnor mode than the "Supernatural South" one), as it focuses on a small town in the Deep South (Woodstock, Alabama, in Birmingham's southern hinterland) and its social divisions and problems.

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* ''Podcast/STown'', although nonfiction, is usually described as Southern Gothic (more in the Creator/WilliamFaulkner-Creator/FlanneryOConnor mode than the "Supernatural South" one), as it focuses on a small town in the Deep South (Woodstock, Alabama, in Birmingham's southern hinterland) and its social divisions and problems.
problems. To top off the vibe, the closing theme is Music/TheZombies' "A Rose for Emily", which is a ShoutOut to [[Literature/ARoseForEmily Faulkner's famous short story]].
24th May '17 6:33:03 PM karstovich2
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*''Podcast/STown'', although nonfiction, is usually described as Southern Gothic (more in the Creator/WilliamFaulkner-Creator/FlanneryOConnor mode than the "Supernatural South" one), as it focuses on a small town in the Deep South (Woodstock, Alabama, in Birmingham's southern hinterland) and its social divisions and problems.

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24th May '17 6:25:22 PM karstovich2
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See also DeepSouth, Southern Gothic's mother trope. Compare LovecraftCountry, CampbellCountry, NordicNoir, and {{Uberwald}}. Compare and Contrast WeirdWest, which could be thought of as the [[ThirstyDesert sun scorched]] counterpart to the [[SwampsAreEvil dark and humid rot]] of Southern Gothic. Though distinct in tone and setting, the two can blend in border areas between the DeepSouth and the WildWest.

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See also DeepSouth, Southern Gothic's mother trope. Compare LovecraftCountry, CampbellCountry, NordicNoir, and {{Uberwald}}. Compare and Contrast WeirdWest, which could be thought of as the [[ThirstyDesert sun scorched]] counterpart to the [[SwampsAreEvil dark and humid rot]] of Southern Gothic. Though distinct in tone and setting, the two can blend in border areas between the DeepSouth and the WildWest.WildWest (which is to say, mostly Texas, though Oklahoma can do in a pinch).
20th May '17 11:38:50 AM JackTheHammer
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* ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil7Biohazard'' is set in a derelict plantation in Dulvey, Louisiana, [[RevisitingTheRoots returning the franchise]] to its original survival horror roots in rural America.

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* ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil7Biohazard'' is set in a derelict plantation in the fictional town of Dulvey, Louisiana, [[RevisitingTheRoots returning the franchise]] to its original survival horror roots in rural America.
4th May '17 2:21:34 AM Blackie62
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* ''VideoGame/KentuckyRouteZero'' nails the intersecting point between this and MagicalRealism.

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* ''VideoGame/KentuckyRouteZero'' nails the intersecting point between this and MagicalRealism.MagicalRealism while setting itself in the modern decay of the South after the the Great Recession of 2008.
4th Apr '17 9:47:17 PM PaulA
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* ''Literature/ARoseForEmily'', by Main/Creator/WilliamFaulkner, could well be the poster child of this trope. Emily Grierson's mansion, a symbol of better days long since past, is described in the most wretched terms of rot and decay--and the house hides terrible secrets.
** Almost everything that was written by William Faulkner, from ''Absalom, Absalom!'' to ''Literature/TheSoundAndTheFury''.

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* ''Literature/ARoseForEmily'', by Main/Creator/WilliamFaulkner, could well be the poster child of this trope.Creator/WilliamFaulkner. Emily Grierson's mansion, a symbol of better days long since past, is described in the most wretched terms of rot and decay--and the house hides terrible secrets.
** %%** Almost everything that was written by William Faulkner, from ''Absalom, Absalom!'' ''Literature/AbsalomAbsalom'' to ''Literature/TheSoundAndTheFury''.''Literature/TheSoundAndTheFury''. %% ZCE
11th Mar '17 11:37:25 AM thestarryskye
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* ''WebVideo/MarbleHornets'' takes place in Alabama, mostly shot in abandoned and wooded areas. Nobody is who you think they are, and the forest is hiding something supernatural.
11th Feb '17 7:36:40 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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The Southern Gothic is its own subgenre of Gothic media, characterized by bleak settings in the DeepSouth, flawed (and often disturbing) characters, and the darker side of the Southeastern United States including racism, sexism, and BarefootPoverty. If you're in Louisiana, HollywoodVoodoo might make an appearance.

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The Southern Gothic is its own subgenre of [[GothicHorror Gothic media, media]], characterized by bleak settings in the DeepSouth, flawed (and often disturbing) characters, and the darker side of the Southeastern United States including racism, sexism, and BarefootPoverty. If you're in Louisiana, HollywoodVoodoo might make an appearance.
22nd Jan '17 7:45:54 AM fearlessnikki
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* ''Film/HushHushSweetCharlotte'' is set in a once-grand plantation house that's now decaying and about to be bulldozed. The protagonist may or may not be seeing the ghost of her lover who was murdered nearly forty years ago.
21st Jan '17 6:24:47 PM nombretomado
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* Elements in the works of MarkTwain could be considered the UrExample.

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* Elements in the works of MarkTwain Creator/MarkTwain could be considered the UrExample.



* AnneRice's ''Blackwood Farm'' has more mausoleums than people, not to mention an entire house sunk to the second story in a swamp.

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* AnneRice's Creator/AnneRice's ''Blackwood Farm'' has more mausoleums than people, not to mention an entire house sunk to the second story in a swamp.
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