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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 (protoview.com)
"The haunted house of American fiction is an iconic union of setting and theme with an enduring presence in popular culture that traces its lineage to the early English Gothic novels. Focusing on the work of H. P. Lovecraft, Richard Matheson and Stephen King, this critical work offers a fresh perspective"--
Number of Pages: 212
Genre: Literary Criticism
Sub-Genre: General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
Author: Rebecca Janicker
Language: English
Street Date: January 12, 2015
TCIN: 16680970
UPC: 9780786465736
Item Number (DPCI): 247-38-5923
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