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American horror fiction : from Brockden Brown to Stephen King

Author: Brian Docherty
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Charles Brockden Brown; Stephen King; Charles Brockden Brown; Stephen King
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Docherty
ISBN: 0312032234 9780312032234
OCLC Number: 19626068
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 180 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : horror the soul of the plot / Brian Docherty --
A darkness visible : the case of Charles Brockden Brown / A. Robert Lee --
Poe : rituals of life and death / Robert Giddings --
This revolting graveyard of the universe : the horror fiction of H.P. Lovecraft / Clive Bloom --
The evidence of things seen and unseen : William Faulkner's Sanctuary / David Seed --
Robert Bloch's Psycho : some pathological contexts / David Punter --
A feminist approach to Patricia Highsmith's fiction / Odette L'Henry Evans --
Shirley Jackson and the reproduction of mothering : The haunting of hill house / Judie Newman --
Stephen King : powers of horror / Clare Hanson --
De-fanging the vampire : S.M. Charnas's The vampire tapestry as subversive horror fiction / Anne Cranny-Francis.
Responsibility: edited by Brian Docherty.

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