Icons of Horror and the Supernatural.Icons of Horror and the Supernatural
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Icons of Horror and the Supernatural: An Encyclopedia encyclopedia, compendium of knowledge, either general (attempting to cover all fields) or specialized (aiming to be comprehensive in a particular field). Encyclopedias and Other Reference Books
of Our Worst Nightmares covers the mythos my·thos
n. pl. my·thoi
3. The pattern of basic values and attitudes of a people, characteristically transmitted through myths and the arts. , horrors and ideas of horror in supernatural literature and genre mediums. From evolving concepts of haunted houses A haunted house is defined as building that is believed to be a center for supernatural occurrences or paranormal phenomena. A haunted house may contain ghosts, poltergeists, or even malevolent entities. and motivators for writing The Exorcist ex·or·cism
1. The act, practice, or ceremony of exorcising.
2. A formula used in exorcising.
exor·cist n. to the history and psychology of the doppleganger, ICONS OF HORROR AND THE SUPERNATURAL compiles historical, literary and psychological references under one cover and represents a key reference for any college-level collection.