Supernatural Fiction Writers
Fantasy and HorrorBook - 1985
The Scribner Writers Series has set the standard for literary reference for more than 25 years. In addition to addressing the lives and careers of important writers, the articles discuss the themes and styles of major works and place them in pertinent historical, social and political contexts for today's readers. Novelists, playwrights, essayists, poets, short story writers, and more recently, genre writers in science fiction and mystery, are all expertly discussed in the more than 16 sets comprising this series.
This critical survey of more than 150 writers extends from Greco-Roman times to Stephen King and Patricia McKillip. Each article includes description and critical analysis of major works, historical position of the writer and biography,
Publisher: New York : Scribner, c1985
Characteristics: 2 v. ; 29 cm