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The unique legacy of Weird Tales : the evolution of modern fantasy and horror / edited by Justin Everett and Jeffrey H. Shanks.

Contributor(s): Everett, Justin [editor.] | Shanks, Jeffrey H, 1972- [editor.].
Series: Studies in supernatural literature.Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2015Description: xix, 245 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781442256217 (hardback : alk. paper).Subject(s): Weird tales | Fantasy fiction, American -- History and criticism | Horror tales, American -- History and criticism | Periodicals -- Publishing -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Pulp literature, American -- History and criticismDDC classification: 813/.0876609
Contents:
Introduction: Weird Tales-Discourse Community and Genre Nexus (Justin Everett and Jeffrey Shanks) PART I: THE UNIQUE MAGAZINE: WEIRD TALES, MODERNISM, AND GENRE FORMATION Chapter 1: "Something that swayed as if in unison": The Artistic Authenticity of Weird Tales in the Interwar Periodical Culture of Modernism - Jason Ray Carney Chapter 2: Weird Modernism: Literary Modernism in the First Decade of Weird Tales - Jonas Prida Chapter 3: "Against the Complacency of an Orthodox Sun-Dweller": The Lovecraft Circle and the "Weird Class" - Daniel Nyikos Chapter 4: Strange Collaborations: Shared Authorship and Weird Tales - Nicole Emmelhainz Chapter 5: Gothic to Cosmic: Sword and Sorcery Fiction in Weird Tales - Morgan Holmes II. EICH-PI-EL AND TWO-GUN BOB: LOVECRAFT AND HOWARD IN WEIRD TALES Chapter 6: A Nameless Horror: Madness and Metamorphosis in H.P. Lovecraft and Post-modernism - Clancy Smith Chapter 7: Great Phallic Monoliths: Lovecraft and Sexuality - Bobby Derie Chapter 8: Evolutionary Otherness: Anthropological Anxiety in Robert E. Howard's "Worms of the Earth" - Jeffrey Shanks Chapter 9: Eugenic Thought in the Works of Robert E. Howard - Justin Everett III. MASTERS OF THE WEIRD: OTHER AUTHORS OF WEIRD TALES Chapter 10: Pegasus Unbridled: Clark Ashton Smith and the Ghettoization of the Fantastic - Scott Connors Chapter 11: "A Round Cipher": Word-Building and World-Building in the Weird Works of Clark Ashton Smith - Geoffrey Reiter Chapter 12: C. L. Moore and M. Brundage: Competing Femininities in the October, 1934 Issue of Weird Tales - Jonathan Helland Chapter 13: Psycho-ology 101: Incipient Madness in the Weird Tales of Robert Bloch - Paul Shovlin Chapter 14: "To Hell and Gone": Harold Lawlor's Self-Effacing Pulp Metafiction - Sidney Sondergard
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Weird Tales-Discourse Community and Genre Nexus (Justin Everett and Jeffrey Shanks) PART I: THE UNIQUE MAGAZINE: WEIRD TALES, MODERNISM, AND GENRE FORMATION Chapter 1: "Something that swayed as if in unison": The Artistic Authenticity of Weird Tales in the Interwar Periodical Culture of Modernism - Jason Ray Carney Chapter 2: Weird Modernism: Literary Modernism in the First Decade of Weird Tales - Jonas Prida Chapter 3: "Against the Complacency of an Orthodox Sun-Dweller": The Lovecraft Circle and the "Weird Class" - Daniel Nyikos Chapter 4: Strange Collaborations: Shared Authorship and Weird Tales - Nicole Emmelhainz Chapter 5: Gothic to Cosmic: Sword and Sorcery Fiction in Weird Tales - Morgan Holmes II. EICH-PI-EL AND TWO-GUN BOB: LOVECRAFT AND HOWARD IN WEIRD TALES Chapter 6: A Nameless Horror: Madness and Metamorphosis in H.P. Lovecraft and Post-modernism - Clancy Smith Chapter 7: Great Phallic Monoliths: Lovecraft and Sexuality - Bobby Derie Chapter 8: Evolutionary Otherness: Anthropological Anxiety in Robert E. Howard's "Worms of the Earth" - Jeffrey Shanks Chapter 9: Eugenic Thought in the Works of Robert E. Howard - Justin Everett III. MASTERS OF THE WEIRD: OTHER AUTHORS OF WEIRD TALES Chapter 10: Pegasus Unbridled: Clark Ashton Smith and the Ghettoization of the Fantastic - Scott Connors Chapter 11: "A Round Cipher": Word-Building and World-Building in the Weird Works of Clark Ashton Smith - Geoffrey Reiter Chapter 12: C. L. Moore and M. Brundage: Competing Femininities in the October, 1934 Issue of Weird Tales - Jonathan Helland Chapter 13: Psycho-ology 101: Incipient Madness in the Weird Tales of Robert Bloch - Paul Shovlin Chapter 14: "To Hell and Gone": Harold Lawlor's Self-Effacing Pulp Metafiction - Sidney Sondergard

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