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Gothic horror : a reader's guide from Poe to King and beyond

Format: Print Book 1998
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction PS374.G68 G68 1998
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  PS374.G68 G68 1998
 
 
Summary
Horror fiction is as popular now as it was when Edgar Allen Poe reinvented the gothic genre in the 1840s, and in the late twentieth century Stephen King is the most read American author ever. This anthology presents classic and contemporary accounts of modern gothic horror writing from Edgar Allen Poe, H. P. Lovecraft, Robert Bloch, Stephen King, Barker and many other authors, as well as essays from current literary scholars, providing an essential guide to the genre and the variety of approaches possible when discussing the literature of terror.
Additional Information
Subjects Gothic revival (Literature) -- United States.
Horror tales, American -- History and criticism.
Horror tales -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Horror tales, English -- History and criticism.
Gothic revival (Literature) -- Great Britain.
Gothic revival (Literature) -- Bibliography.
Horror tales -- Bibliography.
Publisher New York :St. Martin's Press,1998
Contributors Bloom, Clive.
Language English
Description xvii, 301 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 23 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page [302]).
ISBN 0312212380 (clothbound : alk. paper)
0312212399 (pbk.)
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