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Horror literature

Horror literature

a reader"s guide

  • 96 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horror tales -- Bibliography,
  • Horror tales -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementedited by Neil Barron.
    SeriesGarland reference library of the humanities ;, vol. 1220
    ContributionsBarron, Neil, 1934-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5917.H65 H67 1990, PN3435 H67 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 596 p. ;
    Number of Pages596
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2205454M
    ISBN 100824043472
    LC Control Number89027454

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Horror fiction is fiction in any medium intended to scare, unsettle, or horrify the audience. Historically, the cause of the "horror" experience has often been the intrusion of a supernatural element into everyday human experience.

During this period, the first books associated with horror were guides written on how combat witchcraft. Horror as genre would start with the emergence of Gothic horror. This style of fiction combined both horror and Romanticism. The first book in Gothic horror was The Castle of Otranto (), by Horace Walpole.

House of Leaves, by Mark Z. Danielewski Put simply, House of Leaves is one of the most frightening books ever written. From a fairly standard horror premise (a house is revealed Horror literature book be slightly larger on the inside than is strictly possible) Danielewski spins out a dizzying tale involving multiple unreliable narrators, typographic mysteries, and looping footnotes that manage to drag the reader Author: Jeff Somers.

The Jemwaju: Come sit by the campfire and listen as an old college friend tells a group of Scouts about a Mayan tomb he explored as a college student, and the possibly haunted remains of the vengeful warrior priest he discovered inside.

Best Monday Ever: A hard-working businessman wins the award of a lifetime, but the announcement causes his wife to become a kidnap target of a strange group. Online shopping for Books from a great selection of Occult, Ghosts, Dark Fantasy, Anthologies, Vampires, British & Irish & more at everyday low prices.

Paperbacks from Hell also serves as a general history of the period’s horror literature, charting the rise and fall of authors and subgenres alike through the splashy and eye-catching wrappers that made them stand out on crowded book- and drugstore shelves.

Exhaustively researched, with a tone hovering somewhere between reverence and wry Author: Sam Reader. By Dejan Ognjanovic. Matt Cardin’s super-ambitious Horror Literature through History has been published recently by Greenwood in two hefty tomes totalling almost pages.

This monster of a book is the subject of Rue Morgue’s print edition article “A Bible for the Horror Fiction Bibliophile” which you can find in issue # Horror Palace provides honest succinct horror book reviews.

Each is a concise summary of the book providing a description, critical analysis, and evaluation of its significance as a horror book. Importantly, our evaluation will help you determine if you would appreciate and enjoy reading it.

Literature belonging to the Horror genre. Works: 14 20th Century Ghosts The 37th Mandala Act of Providence Adrift Trilogy The Adversary Cycle African Immortals After the Hole The Age of Desire Agent Pendergast The Relic Reliquary. What this leads to is a lot of skewing and denial, muddying otherwise clear waters until it becomes much more difficult to see the blocks that horror is made up of.

Genre talks, meet horror talks. This is my jam. Let's talk about the horror genre in all if its dark, controversial glory. And what the hell, let's do it in an infographic. Some of the literary elements of horror include mood, foreshadowing, surprise, suspense, mystery and humor.

Horror stories can also use allegory and serve as moral tales or object lessons. Although most horror stories have many of these elements, not all are necessary to construct a horror story, just as not all horror stories include vampires.

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This list may not reflect recent changes (). Horror Masters: “Themes” of horror fiction writers Posted on Octo by skullsinthestars I’m planning to write little posts highlighting the works of a lot of the true masters of horror fiction, including a bit about them and what I consider to be their most enjoyable yarns.

A visit to the book store might have you thinking that the horror genre is all vampires and serial killers. For those who enjoy the literature of fear, with a touch of the fantastic, there are still lots of great writers out there.

These 12 books offer first-rate literature with a macabre imagination. Offers a refreshing update on the genre of Horror Literature, particularly in light of timely theoretical discussions such as queer theory, feminist theory, and animal studies Traverses time periods and geographical areas, covering topics ranging from medieval European horror to zombie fiction.

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A Gruesome Parade of New Horror Fiction. In these novels and stories, the Donner party gets a ghastly reimagining, infant twins are possessed by evil and vermin mutate at a garbage dump. For a while now, so-called "literary" and "genre" fiction have been moving from outright opposition to a cautious rapprochement.

Literary writers such .Read The Weird Tradition in America of Supernatural Horror in Literature by H. P. Lovecraft. The text begins: The public for whom Poe wrote, though grossly unappreciative of his art, was by no means unaccustomed to the horrors with which he dealt.

America, besides inheriting the usual dark folk-lore of Europe, had an additional fund of weird associations to draw upon; so that spectral legends.