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6 edition of American Horror Fiction found in the catalog.

American Horror Fiction

From Brockden Brown to Stephen King

by Brian Docherty

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Brown, Charles Brockden,
  • King, Stephen,
  • American Novel And Short Story,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • 1771-1810,
  • American fiction,
  • Brown, Charles Brockden,,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Fiction,
  • History and criticism,
  • Horror tales, American,
  • Themes, motives,
  • Horror

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10384626M
    ISBN 100312032234
    ISBN 109780312032234

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