Horror Fiction: An Introduction

Gina Wisker

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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
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York, USA; London, UK
Number of pages294
ISBN (Print)082641561X
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Publication series

NameContinuum Studies in Literary Genre


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