Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror

Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror

by W. Scott Poole

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781640090934
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
Publication date: 10/16/2018
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 206,649
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

W. SCOTT POOLE is a Professor of History at the College of Charleston who teaches and writes about horror, and popular culture. His past books include the award-winning Monsters in America and the biography Vampira: Dark Goddess of Horror. He is a Bram Stoker award nominee for his critically acclaimed biography of H.P. Lovecraft, In the Mountains of Madness.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: "Symphony of Horror"

Chapter 2: The Art of Nightmare

Chapter 3: Waxworks

Chapter 4: "An Evil Smoke": Horror and Fascism

Chapter 5: Universal Horrors

Conclusion: Mother of a Thousand Terrors: Horror and the Legacy of War

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