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'The Horror The Horror': Tracing Horror in Modernism from Conrad to Eliot

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'The Horror The Horror' : Tracing Horror in Modernism from Conrad to Eliot. / Stephan, Matthias; Corstorphine, Kevin (Editor); kremmel, Laura (Editor).

The Palgrave Handbook to Horror Literature. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. p. 181-190.

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Harvard

Stephan, M, Corstorphine, K (ed.) & kremmel, L (ed.) 2018, 'The Horror The Horror': Tracing Horror in Modernism from Conrad to Eliot. in The Palgrave Handbook to Horror Literature. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 181-190. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97406-4_14

APA

Stephan, M., Corstorphine, K. (Ed.), & kremmel, L. (Ed.) (2018). 'The Horror The Horror': Tracing Horror in Modernism from Conrad to Eliot. In The Palgrave Handbook to Horror Literature (pp. 181-190). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97406-4_14

CBE

Stephan M, Corstorphine K, kremmel L, ed. 2018. 'The Horror The Horror': Tracing Horror in Modernism from Conrad to Eliot. In The Palgrave Handbook to Horror Literature. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 181-190. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97406-4_14

MLA

Stephan, Matthias, Kevin Corstorphine and Laura kremmel, ed. "'The Horror The Horror': Tracing Horror in Modernism from Conrad to Eliot". The Palgrave Handbook to Horror Literature. Chapter 14, Palgrave Macmillan. 2018, 181-190. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97406-4_14

Vancouver

Stephan M, Corstorphine K, (ed.), kremmel L, (ed.). 'The Horror The Horror': Tracing Horror in Modernism from Conrad to Eliot. In The Palgrave Handbook to Horror Literature. Palgrave Macmillan. 2018. p. 181-190 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97406-4_14

Author

Stephan, Matthias ; Corstorphine, Kevin (Editor) ; kremmel, Laura (Editor). / 'The Horror The Horror' : Tracing Horror in Modernism from Conrad to Eliot. The Palgrave Handbook to Horror Literature. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. pp. 181-190

Bibtex

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