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Clive Barker's Short Stories

Imagination As Metaphor in the Books of Blood and Other Works

Clive Barker's Short Stories( )
Author: Hoppenstand, Gary
ISBN:978-0-7864-9355-5
Publication Date:Dec 2013
Publisher:McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $36.30
Book Description:

Unlike other horror fiction and fantasy writers, Clive Barker is true to the literary heritage of the genre. Though aware of the importance of entertainment in his writing, he embraces the traditional formulas of horror fiction and builds upon them, all the while alluding to the works of Dante, Poe, Mary Shelley, and others. This detailed study analyses the significant themes in Barker's writing, placing him in the British Gothic tradition of Marlowe, Saki and others.

Book Details
Pages:231
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Horror & Supernatural
Literary Criticism / Short Stories
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 1.179 cm
Book Weight:0.318 Kilograms



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