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Encyclopedia of Fantasy And Horror Fiction (Hardcover)

Author: D'Ammassa, Don

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An authoritative guide to the history and current state of fantasy and horror fiction, this encyclopedia includes entries on the major writers and works in the genres, a glossary of fantasy and horror terms, a bibliography of secondary sources, a list of the winners of major writing awards, and bibliographies for all writers discussed.
Coverage includes: pivotal writers, such as Roald Dahl, Charles Dickens, Stephen King, C. S. Lewis, H. P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, R. L. Stine, Bram Stoker, J. R. R. Tolkien, and others; fantasy and horror works recognized as standards on high school reading lists, such as Frankenstein, Gulliver's Travels, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," and The Picture of Dorian Gray; best sellers and new classics, such as each volume of the Harry Potter series and of Philip Pullman's trilogy, His Dark Materials; and perennial favorites, such as each volume of the Lord of the Rings trilogy and of the Narnia series, The Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan, and many more. This book provides an in-depth examination of the literary realm of elves, vampires, unicorns, ghosts, magic, and more and is sure to delight and intrigue any reader.

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Publisher Facts on File
Mfg Part# 9780816061921
SKU 202138763
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0816061920
Release Date 4/30/2007
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0488
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