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Supernatural horror in literature.

Author: H P Lovecraft
Publisher: New York, Dover Publications [1973]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Great modern American supernaturalist brilliantly surveys history of genre to 1930s, summarizing, evaluating scores of books, including works by Poe, Bierce, M.R. James, "Monk" Lewis, many others. Praised by critics as diverse as Edmund Wilson and Vincent Starrett. New introduction by E. F. Bleiler [from publisher's description]
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H P Lovecraft
ISBN: 0486201058 9780486201054
OCLC Number: 705022
Notes: Reprint of the 1945 ed. published by B. Abramson, New York.
Description: 106 pages 22 cm
Contents: Dawn of the Horror Tale --
Early Gothic Novel --
Apex of Gothic Romance --
Aftermath of Gothic Fiction --
Spectral Literature on the Continent --
Edgar Allan Poe --
Weird Tradition in America --
Weird Tradition in the British Isles --
Modern Masters.
Responsibility: With a new introd. by E.F. Bleiler.
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Great modern American supernaturalist brilliantly surveys history of genre to 1930s, summarizing, evaluating scores of books, including works by Poe, Bierce, M.R. James, "Monk" Lewis, many others. Praised by critics as diverse as Edmund Wilson and Vincent Starrett. New introduction by E. F. Bleiler [from publisher's description]

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