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Discovering Classic Horror Fiction, edited by Darrell Schweitzer (Paperback)

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Discovering Classic Horror Fiction, edited by Darrell Schweitzer (Paperback)

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DISCOVERING CLASSIC HORROR FICTION 1:

An anthology of essays, by leading critics, exploring the lives and careers of important writers who shaped the development of the supernatural story in the early 20th century, concentrating on the period prior to the emergence of Weird Tales and H.P. Lovecraft.

Contents:

"Arthur Machen: Philosophy and Fiction" by S.T. Joshi.
"Richard Middleton: Beauty, Sadness, and Terror" by Darrell Schweitzer.
"Full Fathom Five: The Supernatural Fiction of William Hope Hodgson" by Alan Warren.
"On the Edge: The Ghosts Stories of Walter de la Mare" by Gary William Crawford.
"Chambers and THE KING IN YELLOW" by Lee Weinstein.
"H. Russell Wakefield: the Man Who Believed in Ghosts" by Ben P. Indick.
"The Landscape of Sin: The Ghost Stories of J. Sheridan LeFanu" by Gary William Crawford.
"Blood Brothers: The Supernatural Fiction of A.C., R.H., and E.F. Benson" by Mike Ashley.
"The Shadow Over Derleth" by Mike Ashley.
"Oliver Onions: The Man At the Edge" by Mike Ashley.
"W.C. Morrow: Forgotten Master of Horror — First Phase" by Sam Moskowitz.

With bibliographies and index.

DARRELL SCHWEITZER is himself a leading critic, author of books on H.P. Lovecraft and Lord Dunsany. A collection of his own critical essays, WINDOWS OF THE IMAGINATION, is also available from Wildside Press. As a fiction-writer, he has been nominated for the World Fantasy Award three times. He is the author of THE MASK OF THE SORCERER and THE SHATTERED GODDESS. He has been co-editor of the classic magazine Weird Tales since 1988.

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