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The Resource Hooked on horror : a guide to reading interests in horror fiction, Anthony J. Fonseca and June Michele Pulliam ; foreword by Stine Fletcher

Hooked on horror : a guide to reading interests in horror fiction, Anthony J. Fonseca and June Michele Pulliam ; foreword by Stine Fletcher

Label
Hooked on horror : a guide to reading interests in horror fiction
Title
Hooked on horror
Title remainder
a guide to reading interests in horror fiction
Statement of responsibility
Anthony J. Fonseca and June Michele Pulliam ; foreword by Stine Fletcher
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An overview of horror fiction traces the history, trends, and appeal of the genre and describes 1000 classic and contemporary horror tales
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fonseca, Anthony J
Dewey number
016.80883/8738
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • Z5917.H65
  • PN3435
LC item number
F66 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pulliam, June Michele
Series statement
Genreflecting advisory series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Horror tales
  • Horror films
  • Horror films
  • Horror tales
Label
Hooked on horror : a guide to reading interests in horror fiction, Anthony J. Fonseca and June Michele Pulliam ; foreword by Stine Fletcher
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: Horror Fiction in Library Collections -- Preface: The Appeal of Horror -- Introduction to Horror Fiction -- A Definition of Horror -- The Definition of Horror as Used in This Book -- Defining Horror Fiction -- The Appeal of Horror Fiction -- A Brief History of the Horror Genre and Its Current Trends -- An Annotated Bibliography of Horror Short-Story Collections -- Anthologies and Collections by Multiple Authors -- Collections by Individual Authors -- An Annotated Bibliography of Horror Novels and Films -- Ghosts and Haunted Houses: Dealing with Presences and Absences -- Golems, Mummies, and Reanimated Stalkers: Wake the Dead and They'll Be Cranky -- Vampires and Werewolves: Children of the Night -- Demonic Possession, Satanism, Black Magic, and Witches and Warlocks: The Devil Made Me Do It -- Mythological Monsters and "The Old Ones": Invoking the Dark Gods -- Telekinesis and Hypnosis: Chaos from Control -- Small-Town Horror: Villages of the Damned -- Maniacs and Sociopaths, or the Nuclear Family Explodes: Monstrous Malcontents Bury the Hatchet -- Technohorror: Evil Hospitals, Military Screw-Ups, Scientific Goofs, and Alien Invasions -- Rampant Animals and Other Eco-Monsters: Mother Nature's Revenge -- Psychological Horror: It's All in Your Head -- Splatterpunk: The Gross-Out -- Comic Horror: Laughing at Our Fears -- Ready Reference, Criticism, and Other Helpful Information -- Stretching the Boundaries: Cross-Genre Horror Fiction -- Action Adventure -- Detection -- Bibliographies of Notable and Important Horror-Fiction Authors -- Ramsey Campbell -- Stephen King -- Dean Koontz -- Ira Levin -- Bentley Little -- Anne Rice -- John Saul -- Dan Simmons -- Peter Straub -- Pseudonyms -- History and Criticism -- Periodicals: Journals, Magazines, and E-Zines -- Ready Reference Sources -- General Readers' Advisory Tools -- General Horror Reference -- Specific Interests -- Horror-Related Organizations -- Major Awards -- The Bram Stoker Awards: Winners and Nominees -- The International Horror Guild Awards -- Publishers and Publisher's Series -- Horror on the World Wide Web
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 332 pages
Isbn
9781563086717
Lccn
99031441
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 3059631
  • (OCoLC)41380532
  • (OCoLC)ocm41380532
  • 450029
  • 3059631
Label
Hooked on horror : a guide to reading interests in horror fiction, Anthony J. Fonseca and June Michele Pulliam ; foreword by Stine Fletcher
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: Horror Fiction in Library Collections -- Preface: The Appeal of Horror -- Introduction to Horror Fiction -- A Definition of Horror -- The Definition of Horror as Used in This Book -- Defining Horror Fiction -- The Appeal of Horror Fiction -- A Brief History of the Horror Genre and Its Current Trends -- An Annotated Bibliography of Horror Short-Story Collections -- Anthologies and Collections by Multiple Authors -- Collections by Individual Authors -- An Annotated Bibliography of Horror Novels and Films -- Ghosts and Haunted Houses: Dealing with Presences and Absences -- Golems, Mummies, and Reanimated Stalkers: Wake the Dead and They'll Be Cranky -- Vampires and Werewolves: Children of the Night -- Demonic Possession, Satanism, Black Magic, and Witches and Warlocks: The Devil Made Me Do It -- Mythological Monsters and "The Old Ones": Invoking the Dark Gods -- Telekinesis and Hypnosis: Chaos from Control -- Small-Town Horror: Villages of the Damned -- Maniacs and Sociopaths, or the Nuclear Family Explodes: Monstrous Malcontents Bury the Hatchet -- Technohorror: Evil Hospitals, Military Screw-Ups, Scientific Goofs, and Alien Invasions -- Rampant Animals and Other Eco-Monsters: Mother Nature's Revenge -- Psychological Horror: It's All in Your Head -- Splatterpunk: The Gross-Out -- Comic Horror: Laughing at Our Fears -- Ready Reference, Criticism, and Other Helpful Information -- Stretching the Boundaries: Cross-Genre Horror Fiction -- Action Adventure -- Detection -- Bibliographies of Notable and Important Horror-Fiction Authors -- Ramsey Campbell -- Stephen King -- Dean Koontz -- Ira Levin -- Bentley Little -- Anne Rice -- John Saul -- Dan Simmons -- Peter Straub -- Pseudonyms -- History and Criticism -- Periodicals: Journals, Magazines, and E-Zines -- Ready Reference Sources -- General Readers' Advisory Tools -- General Horror Reference -- Specific Interests -- Horror-Related Organizations -- Major Awards -- The Bram Stoker Awards: Winners and Nominees -- The International Horror Guild Awards -- Publishers and Publisher's Series -- Horror on the World Wide Web
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 332 pages
Isbn
9781563086717
Lccn
99031441
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 3059631
  • (OCoLC)41380532
  • (OCoLC)ocm41380532
  • 450029
  • 3059631

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