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Published by St. James Press in Detroit, MI .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Horror tales -- Bio-bibliography.,
  • Horror tales -- History and criticism.,
  • Ghost stories -- Bio-bibliography.,
  • Ghost stories -- History and criticism.,
  • Gothic revival (Literature) -- Bio-bibliography.,
  • Gothic revival (Literature)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Other titlesSaint James guide to horror, ghost, and gothic writers, Horror, ghost & gothic writers, Horror, ghost, and gothic writers
Statementwith a preface by Dennis Etchison ; editor, David Pringle.
SeriesSt. James guide to writers series
ContributionsPringle, David.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ5917.H65 S72 1998, PN3435 S72 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 746 p. ;
Number of Pages746
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL450294M
ISBN 101558622063
LC Control Number98164553
OCLC/WorldCa38149929

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Nevins found that existing reference books on horror writers and supernatural literature were mostly focused on American and British writers, making it difficult to find information on authors and their works in non-English speaking and non-Western societies, with reputable sources such as The St. James Guide to Horror, Ghost, and Gothic Writers and even the ambitiously-named . The St. James Guide to Horror, Ghost & Gothic Writers points out that Kennett is "really the one Australian writer to have produced a substantial body of work in the ghost-story field." While Rob Hood and Terry Dowling have also produced significant quantities of ghost stories, Kennett's concentration on the genre makes him the leading specialist in Australia. Critical studies of Chambers's horror and fantasy work include Lee Weinstein's essay in Supernatural Fiction Writers, Brian Stableford's essay in the St. James Guide to Horror, Ghost and Gothic Writers and a chapter in S.T. Joshi's book The Evolution of the Weird Tale ().Born: , Brooklyn, New York, US.   Michael Ashley, in his article on Heron Allen in The St. James Guide to Horror, Ghost & Gothic Writers (), mentions that some have suggested that he was the person who also wrote as "Dryasdust" and "M. Y. Halidom" -- he wasn't, and Ashley did not support those claims; that author was later revealed to be Alexander Huth -- but (Ashley wrote) "it is very Author: Jerry House.