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The Resource Ramsey Campbell : Critical Essays on the Modern Master of Horror, edited by Gary William Crawford

Ramsey Campbell : Critical Essays on the Modern Master of Horror, edited by Gary William Crawford

Label
Ramsey Campbell : Critical Essays on the Modern Master of Horror
Title
Ramsey Campbell
Title remainder
Critical Essays on the Modern Master of Horror
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gary William Crawford
Contributor
Editor of compilation
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As the author of more than two dozen novels and hundreds of short stories, as well as essays, reviews, and columns, Ramsey Campbell is one of the most prolific writers in the field of horror literature. The consistently high level of quality in his work has resulted in every major award that weird fiction has to offer, including the Grand Master Award of the World Horror Convention, the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Horror Writers Association, and the Living Legend Award of the International Horror Guild. Strangely, though, relatively little criticism has been written about Campbell. In Ramsey Campbell: Critical Essays on the Modern Master of Horror, Gary William Crawford has assembled a collection of articles that examine the work of one of weird fiction{u2019}s most revered writers. These essays looks at a number of elements that characterize Campbell{u2019}s stories and novels, including comparisons to H.P. Lovecraft, who was an early inspiration; Campbell{u2019}s modern variations of Gothic fiction; his concept of evil; religious subtext in his fiction; and how adversities Campbell has faced have shaped his life and his work. In all, these essays pay homage to Campbell{u2019}s painstaking craftsmanship and show that there is much to be mined in his fiction. Because Campbell is so important in the genre of horror literature, this book serves as a much needed affirmation of his work. It will be of interest to scholars of supernatural fiction in general, but also to devoted fans of this major figure in weird fiction. --Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6053.A4855
LC item number
Z84 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Crawford, Gary William
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  • Horror tales, English
  • Campbell, Ramsey
Label
Ramsey Campbell : Critical Essays on the Modern Master of Horror, edited by Gary William Crawford
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Master and pupil: August Derleth and Ramsey Campbell's first book
  • S. T. Joshi
  • Mastering Darkness: an interview with Ramsey Campbell
  • Stefan Dziemianowicz
  • Grinning in the dark: the humor of Ramsey Campbell
  • John Llewellyn Probert
  • A local afterlife
  • Joel Lane
  • What develops in the darkest rooms of the mind: the photographic techniques in Nazareth Hill and The Seven Days of Cain
  • Anthony J. Fonseca
  • "That ill-rumored and evilly-shadowed seaport": Ramsey Campbell's Lovecraftian secret histories of Liverpool
  • A religion of his own making: Peter in Obsession
  • Gary William Crawford
  • Andy Sawyer
  • "A puppet's parody of joy": dolls, puppets, and mannikins as diabolical other in Ramsey Campbell
  • Richard Bleiler
  • An archaeology of urban dread: the short fiction of Ramsey Campbell
  • James Goho
  • Glimpses of absolute power: Ramsey Campbell's concept of evil
  • Simon MacCulloch
Control code
857879065
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 189 pages
Isbn
9780810892972
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013038344
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)857879065
Label
Ramsey Campbell : Critical Essays on the Modern Master of Horror, edited by Gary William Crawford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Master and pupil: August Derleth and Ramsey Campbell's first book
  • S. T. Joshi
  • Mastering Darkness: an interview with Ramsey Campbell
  • Stefan Dziemianowicz
  • Grinning in the dark: the humor of Ramsey Campbell
  • John Llewellyn Probert
  • A local afterlife
  • Joel Lane
  • What develops in the darkest rooms of the mind: the photographic techniques in Nazareth Hill and The Seven Days of Cain
  • Anthony J. Fonseca
  • "That ill-rumored and evilly-shadowed seaport": Ramsey Campbell's Lovecraftian secret histories of Liverpool
  • A religion of his own making: Peter in Obsession
  • Gary William Crawford
  • Andy Sawyer
  • "A puppet's parody of joy": dolls, puppets, and mannikins as diabolical other in Ramsey Campbell
  • Richard Bleiler
  • An archaeology of urban dread: the short fiction of Ramsey Campbell
  • James Goho
  • Glimpses of absolute power: Ramsey Campbell's concept of evil
  • Simon MacCulloch
Control code
857879065
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 189 pages
Isbn
9780810892972
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013038344
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)857879065

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