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Horror literature through history : an encyclopedia of the stories that speak to our deepest fears

Author: Matt Cardin
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2017]
Series: Gale virtual reference library.
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Offers coverage of horror literature that spans its deep history, dominant themes, significant works, and major authors, such as Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe, and Anne Rice, as well as lesser-known horror writers.
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Horror literature through history.
Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, 2017
(DLC) 2017000044
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Cardin
ISBN: 9781440842023 1440842027
OCLC Number: 967791401
Awards: Winner of 2018 Top Ten Reference 2018 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes (xlviii, 967 pages))
Contents: V. 1: pt. 2. Horror through History --
pt. 2. Themes, Topics, and Genres --
pt. 3. Reference Entries (Authors, Works, and Specialized Topics) --
v. 2 [continues Authors, Works, and Specialized Topics in alphabetical order]. V. 1: pt. 1. Horror through History --
Horror in the Ancient World ; Horror in the Middle Ages ; Horror in the Early Modern Era ; Horror in the Eighteenth Century ; Horror in the Nineteenth Century ; Horror from 1900 to 1950 ; Horror from 1950 to 2000 ; Horror in the Twenty-first Century --
pt. 2. Themes, Topics, and Genres --
Apocalyptic horror ; Eco-horror ; Gender, sexuality, and the monsters of literary horror ; Ghost stories ; The Gothic literary tradition ; Gothic poetry ; Horror anthologies ; Horror comics ; Horror criticism ; Horror literature and science fiction ; Horror literature as social criticism and commentary ; Horror literature in the Internet Age ; Horror publishing, 1975-1995: the Boom years ; Horror video games ; The legacy of frankenstein: from Gothic novel to cultural myth ; Occult fiction ; Page to screen: the influence of literary horror on film and television ; Religion, horror, and the supernatural ; Shakespearean horrors ; Small press, specialty, and online horror ; Vampire fiction from Dracula to lestat and beyond ; Weird and cosmic horror fiction ; Young adult horror fiction --
pt. 3. Reference Entries (Authors, Works, and Specialized Topics) --
A --
Aickman, Robert (1914-1981) ; Ainsworth, William Harrison (1805-1882) ; Ajvide Lindqvist, John (1968-) ; Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) ; Alone with the horrors ; Alraune ; Ancestral curse ; Arkham house ; At the mountains of madness --
B --
Ballard, J. G. (1930-2009) ; Barker, Clive (1952-) ; Barlow, R. H. (1918-1951) ; Barron, Laird (1970-) ; Baudelaire, Charles (1821-1867) ; “The beast with five fingers” ; Beaumont, Charles (1929-1967) ; Beloved ; Benson, E. F. (1867-1940) ; Bierce, Ambrose (1842-1914?) ; Blackwood, Algernon (1869-1951) ; Bleiler, E. F. (1920-2010) ; Bloch, Robert (1917-1994) ; Body horror ; Body snatching ; Books of blood ; Borges, Jorge Luis (1899-1986) ; Bowen, Marjorie (1885-1952) ; Bradbury, Ray (1920-2012) ; Bram Stoker Award ; Brennan, Joseph Payne (1918-1990) ; Brite, Poppy Z. (1967-) ; The Brontë sisters ; Brown, Charles Brockden (1771-1810) ; Bulwer -Lytton, Edward (1803-1873) ; Burnt offerings ; Butler, Octavia E. (1947-2006) ; Buzzati, Dino (1906-1972) ; Byron, Lord (1788-1824) ; Byronic hero--
C --
“The call of Cthulhu”; Campbell, Ramsey (1946-) ; Carmilla ; Carrion comfort ; Carroll, Jonathan (1949-) ; Carter, Angela (1940-1992) ; The case of Charles Dexter Ward ; “Casting the Runes” ; The castle of Otranto ; The ceremonies ; Chambers, Robert W. (1865-1933) ; Charnas, Suzy Mckee (1939-) ; “The chimney” ; Cisco, Michael (1970-) ; Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834) ; Collier, John (1901-1980) ; Collins, Wilkie (1824-1889) ; “The colour out of space” ; Communion ; Conjure wife ; Coppard, A. E. (1878-1957) ; Crawford, F. Marion (1854-1908) ; Cthulhu Mythos --
D --
Dagon ; The damnation game ; The damned ; The dark domain ; Dark fantasy ; Dark gods ; The dark tower ; Datlow, Ellen (1949-) ; De La Mare, Walter (1873-1956) ; “The death of Halpin Frayser” ; “The demon lover” ; Derleth, August (1909-1971) ; The devil rides out ; Devils and demons ; Dick, Philip K. (1928-1982) ; Doubles, doppelgängers, and split selves ; Dracula ; Dreams and nightmares ; The drowning girl ; Du Maurier, Daphne (1907-1989) ; Due, Tananarive (1966-) ; “The Dunwich horror” --
E --
Ellison, Harlan (1934-) ; Etchison, Dennis (1945-) ; Ewers, Hanns Heinz (1871-1943) ; The Exorcist --
F --
“The fall of the house of usher” ; Farris, John (1936-) ; Faulkner, William (1897-1962) ; Fear ; Féval, Paul (1816-1887) ; Forbidden knowledge or power ; Frame story ; Frankenstein --
G --
Gaiman, Neil (1955-) ; Gautier, Théophile (1811-1872) ; “The ghost ship” ; Ghost story ; The girl next door ; “The girl with the hungry eyes” ; Gogol, Nikolai (1809-1852) ; The golem ; “Good country people” ; Gothic hero/villain ; Grabinski, Stefan (1887-1936) ; Grant, Charles l. (1942-2006) ; “The great god pan” ; “Green tea” ; The grotesque --
H --
Haggard, H. Rider (1856-1925) ; Haining, Peter (1940-2007) ; Hand, Elizabeth (1957-) ; The hands of Orlac ; Hardy, Thomas (1840-1928) ; Harris, Thomas (1940-) ; Hartley, l. P. (1895-1972) ; Harvest home ; The haunted house or castle ; The haunting of hill house ; Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) ; Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904) ; Hell house ; Herbert, James (1943-2013) ; Hichens, Robert (1864-1950) ; Hill, Joe (1972-) ; Hill, Susan (1942-) ; The historian ; Hodgson, William Hope (1877-1918) ; Hoffmann, E. T. A. (1776-1822) ; “The horal” ; The hound of the Baskervilles ; The house next door ; House of leaves ; The house of the seven gables ; The house on the borderland ; Howard, Robert E. (1906-1936) ; Hubbard, L. Ron (1911-1986) ; Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) ; Huysmans, J. K. (1848-1907) --
I --
I am legend ; “I have no mouth and I must scream” ; In a glass darkly ; Incubi and succubi ; International Gothic association ; International horror guild award ; Interview with the vampire ; The invisible man ; Irving, Washington (1783-1859) ; The island of Doctor Moreau ; It --
V. 2: J --
Jackson, Shirley (1916-1965) ; James, Henry (1843-1916) ; James, M. R. (1862-1936) ; The jewel of Seven Stars ; John silence: physician extraordinary ; Joshi, S. T. (1958-) ; Joyce, Graham (1954-2014) --
K --
Kafka, Franz (1883-1924) ; Keene, Brian (1967-) ; Ketchum, Jack (1946-) ; Kiernan, Caitlín R. (1964-) ; King, Stephen (1947-) ; The king in yellow ; Kipling, Rudyard (1865-1936) ; Kirk, Russell (1918-1994) ; Klein, T. E. D. (1947-) ; Kneale, Nigel (1922-2006) ; Koja, Kathe (1960-) ; Koontz, Dean (1945-) ; Kuttner, Henry (1915-1958) ; Kwaidan: stories and studies of strange things --
L --
Lane, Joel (1963-2013) ; Lansdale, Joe R. (1951-) ; “The last feast of Harlequin” ; “Lazarus” ; Le Fanu, J. Sheridan (1814-1873) ; Lee, Tanith (1947-2015) ; Lee, Vernon (1856-1935) ; “The legend of sleepy hollow” ; Leiber, Fritz (1910-1992) ; Lewis, Matthew Gregory (1775-1818) ; Ligeia” ; Ligotti, Thomas (1953-) ; Link, Kelly (1969-) ; “The listeners” ; Long, Frank Belknap (1901-1994) ; “Lot no. 249” ; Lovecraft, H. P. (1890-1937) ; Lovecraftian horror ; Lumley, Brian (1937-) ; The lurker at the threshold --
M --
Machen, Arthur (1863-1947) ; “Mackintosh Willy” ; Mad scientist ; Malpertuis ; The manuscript found in Saragossa ; Martin, George R. R. (1948-) ; “The masque of the Red Death” ; Matheson, Richard (1926-2013) ; Maturin, Charles Robert (1782-1824) ; Maupassant, Guy De (1850-1893) ; Mccammon, Robert R. (1952-) ; Mcdowell, Michael (1950-1999) ; McGrath, Patrick (1950-) ; Melmoth the wanderer ; Metcalfe, John (1891-1965) ; Meyrink, Gustav (1868-1932) ; Miéville, China (1972-) ; The mind parasites ; Misery ; The monk ; “The monkey's paw” ; Monsters ; Moore, Alan (1953-) ; Morrell, David (1943-) ; Morrison, Toni (1931-) ; Morrow, W. C. (1854-1932) ; “Mr. Arcularis” ; Mummies ; “The music of Erich Zann” ; The mysteries of Udolpho --
N --
New weird ; Newman, Kim (1959-) ; The night land ; Night shift ; Nolan, William F. (1928-) ; Northanger Abbey ; “The novel of the black seal” ; Novels versus short fiction ; The numinous --
O --
Oates, Joyce Carol (1938-) ; O'brien, Fitz -James (1828-1862) ; Occult detectives ; O'connor, Flannery (1925-1964) ; The October country ; Oliver, Reggie (1952-) ; Onions, Oliver (1873-1961) ; The other ; Our lady of darkness ; “Out of the deep” --
P --
Palahniuk, Chuck (1962-) ; Penny dreadful ; The phantom of the opera ; “The phantom 'Rickshaw” ; Phantoms ; “Pickman's model” ; The picture of Dorian Gray ; Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849) ; Possession and exorcism ; The private memoirs and confessions of a justified sinner ; Psychological horror ; Pulp horror --
Q --
Quinn, Seabury (1889-1969) ; Quiroga, Horacio (1878-1937) --
R --
Radcliffe, Ann (1764-1823) ; The rats ; “The rats in the walls” ; Ray, Jean (1887-1964) ; “The reach” ; “The recrudescene of Imray”/“the return of Imray” ; The return ; Rice, Anne (1941-) ; “Ringing the changes” ; “The rocking -horse winner” ; Rohmer, sax (1883-1959) ; Romanticism and dark romanticism ; Rosemary's baby --
Russell, Ray (1924-1999) --
S --
Saki (1870-1916) ; Samuels, Mark (1967-) ; Sandkings ; “The sand-man” ; Sarban (1910-1989) ; Sardonicus”; “Schalken the painter”; Schulz, Bruno (1892-1942) ; Schweitzer, Darrell (1952-) ; “The Screaming Skull” ; She ; Shea, Michael (1946-2014) ; Shelley, Mary (1797-1851) ; Shiel, M. P. (1865-1947) ; The shining ; Shirley Jackson awards ; “A short trip home” ; “Silent Snow, Secret Snow” ; Simmons, Dan (1948-) ; Smith, Clark Ashton (1893-1961) ; Something wicked this way comes ; Song of Kali ; The songs of Maldoror (Les Chants De Maldoror) ; Spiritualism ; Splatterpunk ; “Sredni Vashtar” ; Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894) ; Stoker, Bram (1847-1912) ; The strange case Of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ; Straub, Peter (1943-) ; Sturgeon, Theodore (1918-1985) ; The sublime ; Summers, Montague (1880-1948) ; Surrealism --
T --
Tem, Melanie (1949-2015) ; Terror Versus Horror ; Tessier, Thomas (1947-) ; “There's a long, long trail a -winding” ; “They” ; “Thrawn Janet” ; Transformation and metamorphosis ; Trilby ; The turn of the screw --
U --
The uncanny ; Unreliable narrator --
V --
Vampires ; “The Vampyre” ; Vandermeer, Jeff (1968-) ; Varney the vampire: or, the feast of blood ; Vathek --
W --
Wagner, Karl Edward (1945-1994) ; Wakefield, H. R. (1888-1964) ; Walpole, Horace (1717-1797) ; Wandrei, Donald (1908-1987) ; Weird tales ; Wellman, Manly Wade (1903-1986) ; Wells, H. G. (1866-1946) ; Welty, Eudora (1909-2001) ; The werewolf of Paris ; Werewolves ; Wharton, Edith (1862-1937) ; Wheatley, Dennis (1897-1977) ; “The whimper of whipped dogs” ; “The white hands” ; “The white people” ; Whitehead, Henry S. (1882-1932) ; “The willows” ; Wilson, F. Paul (1946-) ; Witches and witchcraft ; The woman in black ; World fantasy award ; Wyndham, John (1903-1969) --
Y --
Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn (1942-) ; “The yellow wall -paper” ; “Young Goodman Brown” ; “Yours truly, Jack the Ripper” --
Z --
Zombies
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    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/967791401> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4523606512#Person/cardin_matt> # Matt Cardin
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Cardin" ;
    schema:givenName "Matt" ;
    schema:name "Matt Cardin" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4523606512#Series/gale_virtual_reference_library> # Gale virtual reference library.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/967791401> ; # Horror literature through history : an encyclopedia of the stories that speak to our deepest fears
    schema:name "Gale virtual reference library." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4523606512#Topic/biography_&_autobiography_literary> # BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Literary
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Literary"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4523606512#Topic/horror_tales_history_and_criticism> # Horror tales--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Horror tales--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://lib.myilibrary.com?id=1037355>
    rdfs:comment "Connect to MyiLibrary resource." ;
    .

<http://link.galegroup.com/apps/pub/7JOY/GVRL?sid=gale_marc&u=gnlopacplus>
    rdfs:comment "Access this resource online from the Gale Virtual Reference Library.." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4523606512#CreativeWork/horror_literature_through_history>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Horror literature through history." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/967791401> ; # Horror literature through history : an encyclopedia of the stories that speak to our deepest fears
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781440842023>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1440842027" ;
    schema:isbn "9781440842023" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/967791401>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/967791401> ; # Horror literature through history : an encyclopedia of the stories that speak to our deepest fears
    schema:dateModified "2018-07-05" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


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