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Discovering Classic Horror Fiction I (Starmont Studies in Literary Criticism, #27)

Darrell Schweitzer

Discovering Classic Horror Fiction I (Starmont Studies in Literary Criticism, #27)

by Darrell Schweitzer

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Borgo Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Horror tales, American,
  • Horror tales, English,
  • English-speaking countries,
  • Popular literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8599308M
    ISBN 10155742084X
    ISBN 109781557420848

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    The Haunting of Hill House was published in and remains one of the most acclaimed works of psychological horror of all time. A Netflix adaptation of the classic arrives on October But. Joseph Payne Brennan (Decem – Janu ) was an American writer of fantasy and horror fiction, and also a Irish ancestry, he was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut and he lived most of his life in New Haven, Connecticut, and worked as an Acquisitions Assistant at the Sterling Memorial Library of Yale University for over 40 years.

      This week, Victor LaValle’s new novel The Changeling hits is only the most recent installment in a long series of great works of literary horror, and as a reader of primarily literary fiction, but with a major soft spot for, as they say, “genre,” its release has me thinking about horror and high-brow literary fiction and the ways in which they intersect.   Don't let the title Space Opera scare you book has space and grand, sweeping plot implications, yes, but it also has literal Catherynne M. Valente's version of the classic.


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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages ; 21 cm. Contents: Introduction / Darrell Schweitzer --Arthur Machen: philosophy and fiction / S.T. Joshi --Full fathom five: the supernatural fiction of William Hope Hodgson / Alan Warren --On the edge: the ghost stories of Walter de la Mare / Gary William Crawford.

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