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The Thomas Ligotti reader
Schweitzer, Darrell, 1952-
Publication Information:
Holicong, PA : Wildside Press, [2003]

Physical Description:
188 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
"Essays and explorations"--Cover.
Thomas Ligotti's career of nightmares / Matt Cardin -- Weird tales talks with Thomas Ligotti / Darrell Schweitzer -- The mystagogue, the gnostic quest, the secret book / Robert M. Price -- Nothing is what it seems to be / Stefan R. Dziemianowicz -- Disillusionment can be glamorous : an interview with Thomas Ligotti / E.M. Angerhuber and Thomas Wagner -- The transition from literary horror to existential nightmare in Thomas Ligotti's "Nethescurial" / Matt Cardin -- The dark beauty of unheard of horrors / Thomas Ligotti -- Liminal terror and collective identity in Thomas Ligotti's "The shadow at the bottom of the world" / Matt Cardin -- Twilight twilight nihil nihil : Thomas Ligotti and the post-industrial English underground / William Burns -- Soft black star : some thoughts on knowing Thomas Ligotti / David Tibet -- The dream quest of Thomas Ligotti : a study of "In a foregin town, in a foreign land" / Ben P. Indick -- Ligotti's corporate horror / Darrell Schweitzer -- Thomas Ligotti : escape from life / S.T. Joshi -- A Thomas Ligotti bibliography / Douglas Anderson.
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PS3562.I4546 Z87 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Author Notes

Author and editor Darrell Schweitzer was born on August 27, 1952. He primarily writes fantasty, horror, and science fiction works, but he also writes literary criticism and edits collections of essays on various writers within his preferred genres. He has published over three hundred short stories. His individual work has been nominated three times for the World Fantasy Award and he received it once as part of the editorial team of Weird Tales.

(Bowker Author Biography)