9780810835962

Fantasy and Horror

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  • ISBN13:

    9780810835962

  • ISBN10:

    0810835967

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-08-01
  • Publisher: Scarecrow Pr

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Summary

More than 2,300 works of fiction and poetry are discussed, each cross-referenced to other works with similar or contrasting themes. Winners and nominees for major awards are identified. Books that are part of a series are flagged, with a complete list of books in series included in a final chapter, along with a comprehensive list of awards, of translations, and of young adult and children's books.

Table of Contents

How to Use This Guide Effectively
Preface
Introduction: The Return to Fantasyp. 1
The Early and Later Gothic Traditions, 1762-1896p. 5
The Development of the Fantastic Tradition through 1811p. 45
Fantasy in the Nineteenth Century, 1812-1899p. 73
Early Modern Horror Fiction, 1897-1949p. 103
From Baum to Tolkien, 1900-1956p. 139
Contemporary Horror Fiction, 1950-1998p. 199
Contemporary Fantasy, 1957-1998p. 345
Fantasy and Horror Poetryp. 415
Fantasy and Horror Literature in Librariesp. 429
Reference Sources and Online Resourcesp. 435
History and Criticismp. 453
Author Studiesp. 471
Horror, Fantasy and Animation in Film, Television and Radiop. 529
Fantasy and Horror Art and Illustrationp. 573
Teaching Fantasy and Horror Literaturep. 619
Fantasy and Horror Magazinesp. 633
Library Collectionsp. 647
Listingsp. 657
Best Books
Awards
Series
Young Adult and Children's Books
Translations
Organizations
Conventions
Sources of Information on Fiction and Poetry Authorsp. 701
Author/Subject Indexp. 733
Title Indexp. 779
Theme Indexp. 809
About the Contributorsp. 815
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