Supernatural Literature of the World: An Encyclopedia

Supernatural Literature of the World: An Encyclopedia


Read widely and studied at all levels, supernatural literature is one of the most significant and enduring types of writing. Comprehensive in scope, this encyclopedia provides thorough coverage of literature of the supernatural. The most exhaustive work of its kind, it includes entries on authors, works, and numerous topics, including alien abduction, drama, ghouls, and Latin literature. Entries draw on current scholarship, with special attention to recent writers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313327766
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/28/2005
Pages: 1424

About the Author

S. T. JOSHI is an authority on supernatural literature and the author or editor of numerous books, including An H. P. Lovecraft Encyclopedia (Greenwood, 2001), The Modern Weird Tale (2001), H. P. Lovecraft: A Life (1996), and Lord Dunsany: Master of the Anglo-Irish Imagination (Greenwood, 1995).

STEFAN DZIEMIANOWICZ is an independent scholar and writer. His previous books include Bloody Mary and Other Tales for a Dark Night (2000), The Core of Ramsey Campbell: A Bibliography and Reader's Guide (1993), and numerous anthologies. He has also contributed to Publishers Weekly, Washington Post Book World, and New York Review of Science Fiction.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Ramsey Campbell
Alphabetical List of Entries
The Encyclopedia
Notes on Contributors
Thematic Index of Entries
Index of Fictional Characters
Index of Motifs
General Index

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