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Icons of horror and the supernatural / 1.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Offers entries on 24 of the significant archetypes of horror and the supernatural, from the classical epics of Homer to the novels of Stephen King.

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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0313337802 9780313337802 0313337810 9780313337819
OCLC Number: 612680667
Awards: Winner of International Horror Guild Award for Works from 2006 0 (United States)
Description: x, 407 Seiten
Contents: CONTENTS Preface Introduction The Alien The Angel and The Demon The Cosmic Horror The Cthulhu Mythos The Curse The Devil The Doppelgnger The Ghost The Ghoul The Haunted House The Immortal The Monster The Mummy The Psychic The Sea Creature The Serial Killer The Siren The Small Town Horror The Sorcerer The Urban Horror The Vampire The Werewolf The Witch The Zombie Bibliography Notes on Contributors Index
Responsibility: ed. by S.T. Joshi.

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"This encyclopedia features topics relating to icons in supernatural and nonsupernatural fiction, their origins in folklore and legend, characteristics, and analysis of their prominence in specific Read more...

 
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