Franklin

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

Publication:
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1981.
Series:
Twentieth century views
A Spectrum book
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 188 p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
English fiction -- History and criticism -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Occultism in literature -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Supernatural in literature -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
American fiction -- History and criticism -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Contents:
Messent, P. Introduction.
Todorov, T. The uncanny and the marvelous.
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. Dracula.
Shreffler, P. A. H. P. Lovecraft and an American literary tradition.
Murray, D. Anthropology, fiction, and the occult.
Notes:
Bibliography: p. 187-188.
Contributor:
Messent, Peter, 1946-
ISBN:
0135377129 0135377048 (pbk.)
OCLC:
6943190
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