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Discovering Modern Horror Fiction I, edited by Darrell Schweitzer (Hardcover)

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Discovering Modern Horror Fiction I, edited by Darrell Schweitzer (Hardcover)

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DISCOVERING MODERN 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 mid-to-late 20th century, concentrating on the modern period, after to the emergence of Weird Tales and H.P. Lovecraft, including the immediate predecessors and contemporaries of Stephen King.

Contents:

"The Other Side of Magic: A Few Remarks About Shirley Jackson" by Mary Kittredge.
"Urban Gothic: The Fiction of Ramsey Campbell" by Gary William Crawford.
"Russell Kirk: Ghost Master of Mecosta" by Don Herron.
"The Dark Side of the American Dream: Dennis Etchison" by Michael E. Stamm.
"Stephen King as an Epic Writer" by Ben P. Indick.
"T.E.D. Klein" by Robert M. Price.
"Karl Edward Wagner and the Haunted Hills (and Kudzu)" by Darrell Schweitzer.
"Saberhagen's New Dracula: The Vampire As Hero" by Neal Wilgus.
"The Recent Fantasies of Manly Wade Wellman" by Robert Coulson.
"John Coyne: The Craftsman and the Monsters" by A.J. Montesi.
"Roald Dahl: Nasty, Nasty" by Alan Warren.
"Jonathan Carroll: Galen to Vienna to the World" by Edna Stumpf.
"Appendix: Critical Studies in Horror Literature: A Selected, Annotated Bibliography" by Marshall B. Tymn.

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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