Hooked on Horror

Hooked on Horror

A Guide to Reading Interests in Horror Fiction

Book - 1999
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Fonseca and Pulliam provide concise, lively descriptions of approximately 1,000 contemporary and classic titles of this fascinating and popular genre, plus extensive background information on the history, trends, and appeal of the genre.

Everything you ever wanted to know about horror fiction can be found in this book. Fonseca and Pulliam provide concise, lively descriptions of approximately 1,000 contemporary and classic titles of this fascinating and popular genre. In addition, they give extensive background information on the history, trends, and appeal of the genre. Focusing on titles that are either in print or widely available in library collections, Fonseca and Pulliam classify works into 13 subgenres. Keywords (subjects) are listed with each entry to lead users to related titles. They also cite titles that have won awards. A final section includes bibliographies in the areas of history and criticism, periodicals and magazines, and ready reference sources. Lists of organizations, conferences, awards, and publishers complete the work. A must-buy for readers' advisory and collection development specialists, this book will also be of interest to those covering the horror genre in English literature classes, as well as to books

Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1999
ISBN: 9781563086717
1563086719
Branch Call Number: J/REF/808/.83/8738/016/Fonse 359401 1
Characteristics: xxiii, 332 p. : ill. ; 27 cm. --
Additional Contributors: Pulliam, June Michele

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