Horror Fiction: An Introduction

Wisker, Gina (2005) Horror Fiction: An Introduction Continuum Studies in Literary Genre . Continuum, New York, USA; London, UK. ISBN 082641561X

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This is an introductory book about the horror genre. It is an introduction in a nine-part structure: (1) A broad definition of the genre and its essential elements (2) A timeline of historical developments (3) Critical concerns to bear in mind while reading (4) Detailed readings of several key texts (5)In-depth analysis of major themes and issues (6) Signposts for further study (7) A summary of the most important criticism in the field (8) A glossary of terms (9) An annotated, critical reading list

Item Type:Authored book
Uncontrolled Keywords:horror fiction, horror fiction introduction
Subjects:Q000 Languages and Literature - Linguistics and related subjects > Q200 Comparative Literary studies
Faculties:Faculty of Arts > School of Humanities
ID Code:6973
Deposited By:CLT Editor
Deposited On:12 Apr 2010
Last Modified:18 Jun 2010 12:41

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