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literature of terror a history of gothic fictions from 1765 to the present day by David Punter

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Published by Longman in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English literature -- History and criticism,
  • Gothic revival (Literature),
  • Horror tales, English -- History and criticism,
  • Horror tales, American -- History and criticism,
  • American literature -- History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDavid Punter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS408.G68 P8 1996, PS408.G68 P8 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18092805M
ISBN 100582290554
LC Control Number95030686

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