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Bimbos of the Death Sun
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Sharyn McCrumb
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-01 - Publisher: RosettaBooks

A sci-fi convention gets a dose of true crime in this Edgar Award-winning mystery by the New York Times bestselling author of the Ballad novels. When Virginia Tech professor James Owen Mega wrote a fictional account of his real-life research, he hardly expected it to get published. But when a
The Encyclopedia of Murder and Mystery
Language: en
Pages: 543
Authors: B. Murphy
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-12-09 - Publisher: Springer

Bruce Murphy's Encyclopedia of Murder and Mystery is a comprehensive guide to the genre of the murder mystery that catalogues thousands of items in a broad range of categories: authors, titles, plots, characters, weapons, methods of killing, movie and theatrical adaptations. What distinguishes this encyclopedia from the others in the
Southern Writers
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: Joseph M. Flora, Amber Vogel
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-06-21 - Publisher: LSU Press

This new edition of Southern Writers assumes its distinguished predecessor's place as the essential reference on literary artists of the American South. Broadly expanded and thoroughly revised, it boasts 604 entries-nearly double the earlier edition's-written by 264 scholars. For every figure major and minor, from the venerable and canonical to
The Oxford Handbook of Science Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 620
Authors: Rob Latham
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: Oxford Handbooks

The Oxford Handbook of Science Fiction encompasses the genre's development in a wide array of media that includes literature, film, comics, and television.
The Literature of Hope in the Middle Ages and Today
Language: en
Pages: 205
Authors: Flo Keyes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-03-17 - Publisher: McFarland

"The romances of the Middle Ages were written in times of social upheaval. In all three genres, the storytellers draw on the same archetypes--the hero, the quest, the transformation. This book explores the connections between the three genres. Analysis re