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Title Literature of the occult ; a collection of critical essays / edited by Peter B. Messent.

Publication Info. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1981]


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  808.3 M56    Check Shelf
 Granby, Main Library - Adult  823.009 LIT    Check Shelf
Description xi, 188 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Twentieth century views
A Spectrum book
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 187-188.
Contents Messent, P. Introduction.--Todorov, T. The uncanny and the marvellous.--Thompson, G. R. A dark Romanticism.--Varma, D. P. Quest of the numinous.--Varnado, S. L. The idea of the numinous in Gothic literature.--Lovecraft, H. P. The beating of black wings.--Kerr, H. Ghosts and Ghost-seeing.--Reed, J. R. The occult in later Victorian literature.--Scarborough, D. Modern ghosts.--Sullivan J. Green tea.--Hennelly, M. M., Jr. Dracula.--Shreffler, P. A. H. P. Lovecraft and an American literary tradition.--Murray, D. Anthropology, fiction, and the occult.
Form Also issued online.
Subject Paranormal fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Paranormal fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Gothic revival (Literature) -- English-speaking countries.
Ghost stories -- History and criticism.
Horror tales -- History and criticism.
Supernatural in literature.
Occultism in literature.
Added Author Messent, Peter, 1946-
ISBN 0135377129
0135377048 paperback
9780135377048 paperback
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