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Plagues, apocalypses and bug-eyed monsters

Heather Urbanski

Plagues, apocalypses and bug-eyed monsters

how speculative fiction shows us our nightmares

by Heather Urbanski

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Science fiction,
  • American Horror tales,
  • Speculative fiction,
  • Popular culture,
  • History and criticism,
  • Plague in literature,
  • Monsters in literature,
  • Apocalypse in literature,
  • Mass media,
  • Horror in mass media,
  • Horror in literature,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-241) and index.

    StatementHeather Urbanski
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS648.S3 U73 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 255 p. ;
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24812992M
    ISBN 10078642916X
    ISBN 109780786429165
    LC Control Number2006035094
    OCLC/WorldCa74568756

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