Dead Reckonings No. 11

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  • A Review of Horror Literature
  • Edited by June M. Pulliam and Tony Fonseca
  • No. 11 (Spring 2012)
  • 104 pp.

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

Horror's International Voices ..............................Hank Wagner (Lavie Tidhar, Osama; John Aivide Lindqvist, Harbor)

 

Successes, Excesses, and Failures ....................Javier A. Martínez (Reza Negarestani, Cyclonopedia: Complicity with Anonymous Materials; Michael Cisco, The Great Lover)

 

An Ordinary Darkness .............................John Edgar Browning (Ellen Datlow, ed., The Best Horror of the Year, Volume 3; Peter Crowther and Nick Gevers, ed. The New and Perfect Man)

 

The Horror of Revelation............................. Robert Butterfield (Steven Savile, London Macabre; Michael McBride, Blindspot)

 

Old and New Cthulhu ...............................................S. T. Joshi (Ross E. Lockhart, ed., The Book of Cthulhu; Paula Guran, ed. New Cthulhu)

 

Lovecraft Fans Rejoice.................................. Robert Butterfield (Simon Strantzas, Nightingale Songs; James Chambers, The Engines)

of Sacrifice

 

Mainstreaming the Zombie Narrative ...............June M. Pulliam (Colson Whitehead, Zone One; Jonathan Maberry, Dead of Night)

 

Fascination with Tragic Horror ........................... Tony Fonseca (Charlee Jacob, This Symbiotic Fascination)

 

Literary Nostalgia, with Some Great Fun ............Hank Wagner (Kenneth Robeson, Doc Savage: The Desert Demons, Tim Champlin, Tom Sawyer and the Ghosts of Summer.)

 

Seductive Vampire with a Heart .............................. Van Viator (Andrea Dean Van Scoyoc, Dante’s Diary.)

 

Sacre Bleu! C’est Le Diable (Encore) ................... Tony Fonseca (J. K. Huysmans, La-Bas (Down There))

 

Fifty Years of Ramsey Campbell ................................S. T. Joshi (Ramsey Campbell, The Inhabitant of the Lake & Other Unwelcome Tenants, and Ghosts Know)

 

The Dark Waters of Capitalism ..............................Vicky Gilpin (Todd Grimson, Brand New Cherry Flavor)

 

“True” Crime, Stranger Than Fiction............... June M. Pulliam (Susan Mustafa and Sue Israel. Dismembered; Susan Mustafa, Tony Clayton, and Sue Israel, Blood Bath)

 

Whip Me, Beat Me, Bite Me, PLEASE!............Andy Trevathan (Jemiah Jefferson, Wounds)

 

Bridging the YA-Mainstream Gap.................... June M. Pulliam (Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children)

 

A Barlow Primer for Attentive Readers............... Scott Connors (Massimo Berruti, Dim-Remembered Stories: A Critical Study of R. H. Barlow)

 

Got Gothic? ..................................................... June M. Pulliam (John Sears, Stephen King’s Gothic)

 

Something Beyond Comprehension........................Bev Vincent (Joseph Aisenberg, Carrie; Danel Olson, ed. The Exorcist.)

 

Re-Possessed.....................................................Andy Trevathan (William Peter Blatty, The Exorcist. William Friedkin, The Exorcist.)

 

Silent House Tricks and Treats......................... June M. Pulliam (Chris Kentis and Laura Lau, dir., Silent House)

 

Hooked on Maniacs and Bloody Hooks............... Tony Fonseca (Bob Harper, Twisted Rhymes)

 

Female Trouble................................................ June M. Pulliam (James Watkins, dir., The Woman in Black)

 

Horrors on the Small Screen ............................ June M. Pulliam (Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, American Horror Story; Frank Darabont, The Walking Dead)

 

A Pair of Kings: Two Views of Time Travel ...... Robert Butterfield,Hank Wagner (Stephen King, 11/22/63)

 

From Bad Dreams May Come Beauty...................Margi Curtis, Kenneth W. Faig, Jr. (Kyla Lee Ward, The Land of Bad Dreams)

 

Tales of Unease .......................Matthew McEver, Hank Wagner (Christopher Fowler. Red Gloves)

 

Ramsey Campbell, Probably: Granted by Granta

 

The Weird Scholar .................................................... S. T. Joshi

 

Notes on Contributors

 



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