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Mathias Clasen

The Evolution of Horror: A Neo-Lovecraftian Poetics

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The Evolution of Horror : A Neo-Lovecraftian Poetics. / Clasen, Mathias.

New Directions in Supernatural Horror Literature: The Critical Influence of H. P. Lovecraft. red. / Sean Moreland. UK : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. s. 43-60.

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Clasen, M 2018, The Evolution of Horror: A Neo-Lovecraftian Poetics. i S Moreland (red.), New Directions in Supernatural Horror Literature: The Critical Influence of H. P. Lovecraft. Palgrave Macmillan, UK, s. 43-60. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-95477-6

APA

Clasen, M. (2018). The Evolution of Horror: A Neo-Lovecraftian Poetics. I S. Moreland (red.), New Directions in Supernatural Horror Literature: The Critical Influence of H. P. Lovecraft (s. 43-60). UK: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-95477-6

CBE

Clasen M. 2018. The Evolution of Horror: A Neo-Lovecraftian Poetics. Moreland S, red. I New Directions in Supernatural Horror Literature: The Critical Influence of H. P. Lovecraft. UK: Palgrave Macmillan. s. 43-60. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-95477-6

MLA

Clasen, Mathias "The Evolution of Horror: A Neo-Lovecraftian Poetics". Moreland, Sean (redaktører). New Directions in Supernatural Horror Literature: The Critical Influence of H. P. Lovecraft. UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 2018, 43-60. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-95477-6

Vancouver

Clasen M. The Evolution of Horror: A Neo-Lovecraftian Poetics. I Moreland S, red., New Directions in Supernatural Horror Literature: The Critical Influence of H. P. Lovecraft. UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 2018. s. 43-60 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-95477-6

Author

Clasen, Mathias. / The Evolution of Horror : A Neo-Lovecraftian Poetics. New Directions in Supernatural Horror Literature: The Critical Influence of H. P. Lovecraft. red. / Sean Moreland. UK : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. s. 43-60

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