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Literary Haunted House : Lovecraft, Matheson, King and the Horror in Between (Paperback) (Rebecca

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Janicker presents students, academics, and general-interest readers with a critical investigation of the haunted house as a motif unifying setting and theme from its beginnings in early English Gothic novels to it’s contemporary place in American fiction. The author has organized the main body of her text in six chapters, concentrating primarily on the writing of H. P. Lovecraft, Richard Matheson, and Stephen King. Specific works explored include, A Stir of Echoes, Earthbound, The Shining, Christine, and Bag of Bones. Rebecca Janicker is a faculty member of the University of Portsmouth, UK. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (

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