Horror Fiction in the Protestant Tradition, Victor Sage, Fine w/Near Fine DJ

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Horror Fiction in the Protestant Tradition
ISBN:
0312012411
Author:
Victor Sage
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Release Date:
1988
Seller Category:
LITERATURE
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Condition:
Used: Excellent
Sku: 01051
Notes: A Fine book in a Near Fine dust jacket, Near Fine overall, First Edition, 8vo, 8 3/4" x 5 3/4." Blue cloth-covered boards in a dark blue paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering on book spine. White lettering on dust jacket spine. Covers pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket has moderate rubbing, a small chip at head of spine, and slight wear to extremities, else clean and intact. Pages pristine and intact except for minuscule age toning and a light smoke smell. 14 black-and-white plates included in center of book. 262 pp., including plates, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Incisive monograph about the relation between horror fiction and Protestantism. Excerpt from front flap: "_Horror Fiction in the Protestant Tradition_ analyses in detail the cultural determinants of a literary form, relocating them for a modern reader in certain preoccupations common to theology and law throughout the period from the Glorious Revolution to the First World War and beyond. The ultimate subject of this thought-provoking study is the rich deposit of cultural expectations available, often unconsciously, to readers and writers of horror fiction. With a fresh eye, Victor Sage isolates the means by which the English Protestant tradition preserves and transmits horror." Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.