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The Weird Tale
     

The Weird Tale

by S. T. Joshi
 

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The leading critic of supernatural literature here examines the roots of the "weird tale" (as Lovecraft called it) through detailed examinations of five
"founding fathers" of the genre: Arthur Machen,
Lord Dunsany, Algernon Blackwood, M.R. James, and H.P. Lovecraft. The result is a thorough study of the art, craft, philosophy, and aesthetics of an enduring

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The leading critic of supernatural literature here examines the roots of the "weird tale" (as Lovecraft called it) through detailed examinations of five
"founding fathers" of the genre: Arthur Machen,
Lord Dunsany, Algernon Blackwood, M.R. James, and H.P. Lovecraft. The result is a thorough study of the art, craft, philosophy, and aesthetics of an enduring genre of fantastic literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780809531226
Publisher:
Wildside Press
Publication date:
09/14/2003
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

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