What’s Weird Fiction?

July 12, 2017 Lucy A. Snyder 1

Weird fiction can refer to a couple of different types of literature, depending on who’s discussing which books and stories. Classic Weird Fiction “Classic” weird […]

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Fantasy

March 7, 2006 Lucy A. Snyder 0

The literary genre of fantasy, along with science fiction and horror, can itself be put under the larger genre umbrella of speculative fiction. Thus, the […]

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On Dark Fantasy

February 20, 2006 Lucy A. Snyder 0

In the 1990s, dark fantasy became regarded as being “code” for horror. Why? Major publishers who flooded the market with awful, horrible, no-good novels in […]

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On Horror

October 4, 2005 Lucy A. Snyder 0

“Horror is not a genre, like the mystery or science fiction or the western. It is not a kind of fiction, meant to be confined […]

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Rubber mask theater

July 12, 2005 Lucy A. Snyder 0

“Ian McKellen was really awesome in that movie, but he’s never gonna win an Oscar for it because it’s rubber mask theater.” “Rubber mask theater” […]