Hooked on Horror : A Guide to Reading Interests in Horror Fiction (Genrelecting Advisory Series) (2ND)

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Hooked on Horror : A Guide to Reading Interests in Horror Fiction (Genrelecting Advisory Series) (2ND)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 464 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9781563089046
  • DDC分類 016.808838738

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The expanded second edition of this award-winning readers' advisory guide describes and organizes hundreds of horror titles according to reading preference. Focusing on titles published in the last decade as well as older classics, the authors cover 13 popular subgenres of horror fiction; lively annotations, commentary, background information, and lists of pertinent resources accompany titles. New features include streamlined organization for easy access, the inclusion of graphic novels, and indications of audio, e-book, and large print formats.Hundreds of new and classic horror titles are described and organized according to reading preferences in this expanded second edition of Fonseca and Pulliam's award-winning readers' advisory guide. Focusing on titles published in the last decade and older classics that are currently in print or commonly available in libraries, the authors cover 13 popular subgenres of horror fiction, including vampires and werewolves, techno horror, ghosts and haunted houses, and small town horror. Lively annotations and commentary help you find the right book for even your most demanding horror fans. Background information is also offered along with lists of pertinent resources. Special features of this book are a new streamlined organization for easy access; the inclusion of graphic novels; indications of audio, e-book, and large print formats; and much more. An essential tool for readers' advisors in all library settings, and a perfect guide for fans craving for their next great read!

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments                                    ix
Preface xi
Introduction xvii
Part 1: Introduction to Horror Fiction
A Definition of Horror 3 (10)
The Definition of Horror as Used in This 3 (10)
Book
How to Use This Book 13 (4)
A Brief History of the Horror Genre and Its 17 (6)
Current Trends
Part 2: An Annotated Bibliography of Horror
Novels and Films
Ghosts and Haunted Houses: Dealing with 23 (16)
Presences and Absences
Film 35 (2)
Our Picks 37 (2)
Golem, Mummies, and Reanimated Stalkers: 39 (8)
Wake the Dead and They'll Be Cranky
Film 44 (2)
Our Picks 46 (1)
Vampires and Werewolves: Children of the 47 (42)
Night
Film 84 (3)
Our Picks 87 (2)
Demonic Possession, Satanism, Black Magic, 89 (28)
and Witches and Warlocks: The Devil Made Me
Do It
Film 113 (2)
Our Picks 115 (2)
Mythological Monsters and ``The Old Ones'': 117 (18)
Invoking the Dark Gods
Film 134 (1)
Our Picks 134 (1)
Telekinesis and Hypnosis: Chaos from Control 135 (6)
Film 140 (1)
Our Picks 140 (1)
Small Town Horror: Villages of the Damned 141 (12)
Film 151 (1)
Our Picks 151 (2)
Maniacs and Sociopaths, or the Nuclear 153 (30)
Family Explodes: Monstrous Malcontents Bury
the Hatchet
Film 178 (3)
Our Picks 181 (2)
Technohorror: Evil Hospitals, Military 183 (16)
Screw-Ups, Scientific Goofs, and Alien
Invasions
Film 195 (2)
Our Picks 197 (2)
Ecological Horror: Rampant Animals and 199 (8)
Mother Nature's Revenge
Film 205 (1)
Our Picks 205 (2)
Psychological Horror: It's All In Your Head 207 (26)
Film 231 (1)
Our Picks 232 (1)
Splatterpunk: The Gross Out 233 (8)
Film 240 (1)
Our Picks 240 (1)
Comic Horror: Laughing at Our Fears 241 (14)
Film 250 (2)
Our Picks 252 (3)
Part 3: An Annotated Bibliography of Horror
Short Story Collections
Collections and Anthologies 255 (50)
Collections by Individual Authors 257 (27)
Anthologies of Stories by Multiple Authors 284 (16)
Our Picks of Collections 300 (1)
Our Picks of Anthologies 300 (5)
Part 4: Further Reading on the Genre
Resources 305 (26)
Ready Reference 305 (7)
History and Criticism 312 (11)
Periodicals: Journals, Magazines, and 323 (4)
E-Zines
Horror-Related Organizations 327 (2)
Horror on the World Wide Web 329 (2)
Major Awards 331 (16)
The Bram Stoker Awards, Winners, and 331 (12)
Nominees
The International Horror Guild Awards 343 (4)
Publishers and Publishers' Series 347 (6)
Appendix A: Stretching the Boundaries: 353 (8)
Cross-Genre Horror Fiction
Action Adventure 353 (2)
Christian Fiction 355 (1)
Classic Fiction 355 (1)
Detective Fiction 356 (2)
Gentle Reads 358 (2)
Romance 360 (1)
Western 360 (1)
Appendix B: Collection Development: A Core 361 (6)
List
Individual Works 362 (3)
Authors 365 (1)
Series 365 (1)
Nonfiction 366 (1)
Appendix C: True Ghost Tales 367 (2)
Subject Index 369 (16)
Index of Authors and Titles 385 (20)
Short Story Index 405