b'An excellent starting point for those beginning Literature NOTABLE WRITERS9literary research. Highly recommended.Library Journal Notable Horror NEW! Fall 2024NotableFiction WritersHorror Fiction Fears of all kinds have been the topic of horror fiction, of the unknown, of death, of evil, of WritersLITERATUREmonsters, ghosts, and other abnormal beings. Writers such as Edgar Allan Poe focused onsuch fears and helped inaugurate the horror genre. But fear literature had existed well before Poe in the work of various Gothic authors, including Mary Shelley. Vampires, mummies, werewolves, zombies, and psychologically warped humans became popular subjects for short and long fiction.Notable Horror Fiction Writers fills a need for an authoritative overview of horror writing. It explores the lives of relevant writers, the reception of relevant texts, and the history of the tradition as it has unfolded over the last four thousand years. Focusing on the existential asNOTABLE WRITERSwell as the psychological, these volumes highlight the literary qualities of horror literature and discusses their social, historical, and cultural contexts.Relevant writers include Clive Barker, Ambrose Bierce, William Peter Blatty, Ray Bradbury, Lord Dunsanay, Neil Gaiman, Elizabeth Gaskell, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Thomas Harris, Shirley Jackson, M. R. James, Jack Ketchum, Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Victor LaValle, H. P. Lovecraft, Robert McCamman, Richard Matheson, Joyce Carol Oates, Edgar Allan Poe, Anne Rice, Saki, Mary Shelley, R. L. Stine, Bram Stoker, Peter Straub, H. G. Wells, and many others.Each essay identifies relevant genres and biographical data. The set also includes many resources to aid in researching horror fiction and its creators, and photographs throughout both volumes enliven the text. Designed to introduce readers at the high school and university FREE level to the rich world of horror literature, this set gives students access to careful research and resources so they can further explore this substantial literary tradition. NEW!Online AccessFREESeptember 2024 | Two Volumes; 800 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-742-6Library Price: $225Notable Writers NEW! of LGBTQ+ Literature This set is a collection of analytic and scholarly essays about an increasingly vibrant and diverse literary tradition. It deals with the challenges (both literary and personal) writers in this tradition have faced as well as the ways those challenges were gradually diminished. It emphasizes the literary qualities of LGBTQ+ literature while also setting such literature in its social, historical, and cultural contexts.The tradition of LGBTQ+ writing goes back almost to the beginning of literature itself. Readers, for instance, have long seen signs of it in the Epic of Gilgamesh and in Homers Iliad. Readers and playgoers have seen in Shakespeares poems and plays evidence of numerous LGBTQ+ characters and topics. In the last hundred years, LGBTQ+ literature has been written by thousands and read by millions.Notable Writers of LGBTQ+ Literature is a collection with broad appeal. It helps readers explore the earliest roots and later branches of this tradition; discover the challenges writers have long faced but have recently overcome; learn how LGBTQ+ writers have affected, and been affected by, more conventional literary canons; and follow how reviewers and scholars have responded to writers and writings.Relevant writers include Homer, Sappho, Virgil, William Shakespeare, Aphra Behn, John Cleland, Lord Byron, Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson,Oscar Wilde, A.E. Housman, C.P. Cavafy, Willa Cather, E.M. Forster, Virginia Woolf, Christopher Isherwood, Mary Renault, W.H. Auden, FREE Tennessee Williams, Gore Vidal, James Baldwin, Yukio Mishima, Edward Albee, Katherine Philips, Adrienne Rich, Audre Lorde, Tony Kushner, and many more. NEW!Online AccessFREEEach essay identifies relevant genres and biographical data. The set also includes aChronological List of Authors; a Genre Index; a Personages Index; a Title Index; a Subject Index;and dozens of photographs. Designed to introduce readers at the high school and university See Also: Critical Insights: LGBTQ Literature, pg. 47levels to the rich world of LGBTQ+ literature, this set gives students access to careful research Defining Documents: LGBTQ+, pg. 63 and resources they can explore. Great Events from History: LGBTQ Events, pg. 79 November 2023 | Two Volumes; 987 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-719-8 | Library Price: $225 Great Lives from History: LGBTQ+, pg. 80GET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com2023-467 Salem 2024 Catalog R9.indd 9 2023-12-20 12:20 PM'