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Discovering classic horror fiction I

Discovering classic horror fiction I

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Published by Starmont House in Mercer Island, WA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • English-speaking countries
    • Subjects:
    • Horror tales, English -- History and criticism.,
    • Horror tales, American -- History and criticism.,
    • Popular literature -- English-speaking countries -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesDiscovering classic horror fiction 1., Discovering classic horror fiction one.
      Statementedited by Darrell Schweitzer.
      SeriesStarmont studies in literary criticism,, #27, Starmont studies in literary criticism ;, no. 27.
      ContributionsSchweitzer, Darrell, 1952-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR830.T3 D57 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 192 p. ;
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2192609M
      ISBN 101557420858, 155742084X
      LC Control Number89011431

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