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Monster, she wrote : the women who pioneered horror and speculative fiction

By: Anderson, Melanie Kroeger, Lisa

1683691385 / 9781683691389
Hardback
823.08738099287
17/09/2019
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21 cm 352 pages
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Everyone knows about Mary Shelley, creator of Frankenstein; but have you heard of Margaret Cavendish, who wrote a science-fiction epic 150 years earlier?

Have you read the psychological hauntings of Violet Paget, who was openly involved in long-term romantic relationships with women in the Victorian era? Or the stories of Gertrude Barrows Bennett, whose writing influenced H.P.

Lovecraft? Monster, She Wrote shares the stories of women past and present who invented horror, speculative, and weird fiction and made it great.

You ll meet celebrated icons (Ann Radcliffe, V.C. Andrews), forgotten wordsmiths (Eli Coltor, Ruby Jean Jensen), and today s vanguard (Helen Oyeyemi). And each profile includes a curated reading list so you can seek out the spine-chilling tales that interest you the most.

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DSRC Literary companions, book reviews & guides, FK Horror & ghost stories

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