Japanese and American Horror

Horror fiction is an important part of the popular culture in many modern societies. This book compares and contrasts horror narratives from two distinct cultures--American and Japanese--with a focus on the characteristic mechanisms that make them successful, and on their culturally-specific aspects. Including a number of narratives belonging to film, literature, comics and video games, this book provides a comprehensive perspective of the genre. It sheds light on the differences and similarities in the depiction of fear and horror in America and Japan, while emphasizing narrative patterns in the context of their respective cultures.

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  • Author : Katarzyna Marak
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Pages : 232 pages
  • ISBN : 0786496665
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Japanese and American Horror

Japanese and American Horror
  • Author : Katarzyna Marak
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 31 October 2014
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Horror fiction is an important part of the popular culture in many modern societies. This book compares and contrasts horror narratives from two distinct cultures--American and Japanese--with a focus on the characteristic mechanisms that make them successful, and on their culturally-specific aspects. Including a number of narratives belonging to film, literature, comics and video games, this book provides a comprehensive perspective of the genre. It sheds light on the differences and similarities in the depiction of fear and horror in

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  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 05 April 2016
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From the pinnacle of Heaven and down into the pits of Hell: A fated love triangle involving demons, angels and men! Dahlia and her brother Kai, both demons, are sent to an unsuspecting small town by the Council to perform a Corruption, but things go bad when Dahlia meets Jarlen, a human, and starts having emotions that demons by law are forbidden to have. When their father comes to inspect their work as Head of the Demon Council he has

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  • Publisher : Jenn Stark
  • Release : 18 March 2019
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  • Author : George R. R. Martin,Gardner Dozois
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 04 October 2011
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  • Author : S.T. Rucker
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release : 04 July 2014
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  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release : 27 December 2011
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I gasped, or tried to. My mouth opened, but I couldn’t draw breath. His lips, pearly wet, parted and he blew into my mouth. My lungs expanded beneath his weight. When I exhaled he sucked my breath in and his weight turned from cold marble into warm living flesh. Since accepting a teaching position at remote Fairwick College in upstate New York, Callie McFay has experienced the same disturbingly sensual dream every night: A mist enters her bedroom, then

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  • Publisher : Strategic Book Publishing
  • Release : 01 December 2008
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Darkness corrupts a wealthy narcissistic teenager when she falls for her charming and nefarious music professor and is confronted with her own evil demons. Claudia Howcot's journey to find fame and fortune is sinfully diverted by her mysteriously enchanting and demonic professor, Jason Derrick, also known as Xane-a tall, lean demon with dark hair, unnaturally white skin and evil seductive eyes. Claudia is possessed by Xane and takes him in as a trusted friend and lover. She begins to battle

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  • Author : Stephanie Gagne,Kelsi McCraw
  • Publisher : Gagne & McCraw
  • Release : 08 February 2020
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Supremacy, Immortality and Demonic Magic. Welcome to Terra, where a third of the Realm is owned by the sons of the God of Wrath, Forrest and Jason Carson. Journey alongside the brothers and learn their past as they struggle with the God of Death, his Hunters, and two unlikely companions: Lola Hart, the cyclone of Chaos, and Vitane Todd, a Human with a slim chance of survival. Tensions will rise to new heights and the Omne will be hurled into

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  • Author : Hisaya Amagishi
  • Publisher : J-Novel Club
  • Release : 13 December 2021
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Having escaped her doomed engagement, Dahlia is relishing her new life of freedom as an independent magical toolmaker. One day, she learns that her friend Volf, a knight from the Order of Beast Hunters, is to be sent out to the marshlands on a mission. But there’s a problem—traversing the marshes soon leaves the knights with soggy boots full of sweat and swamp water. Might a surprising pair of socks hold the solution? Dahlia uses know-how from her

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  • Author : Ciara Graves
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 09 August 2022
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Lucifer, lords of hell, fallen angels, demons, corrupted mortals, hell spawn, and the dark creatures of nightmares. The Devil's Own series continues! You’re Lucifer’s daughter. That’s bad, right? Could get worse, if you asked Ashmielle, the devil’s own. She has a power she can’t control. A power that’s coveted by those who want to upend Hell and put a new ruler in charge. Killing Ashmielle is how they plan to get her power. For

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  • Author : Suzzanne Myers,Chanté McCoy,Patrick Tomlinson
  • Publisher : Alliteration Ink
  • Release : 10 October 2011
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The Pact is back and demons are as devious as ever in The Crimson Pact Volume 2. Read 28 original stories (over 500 pages in print ), including many sequels to stories in volume one. Suzzanne Myers's powerful flash fiction piece, "Withered Tree" continues with the exceptional short story, "Seven Dogs." Chant McCoy's "Inside Monastic Walls" is followed by the literally gut-wrenching follow-up short story, "Body and Soul." Urban fantasy mayhem is off the charts with rising star Patrick Tomlinson's "Monsters in the Closet"

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  • Author : M. Richard Helton
  • Publisher : Austin Macauley Publishers
  • Release : 31 May 2022
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Set in late Victorian era London, a series of grisly murders has the city reeling in fear as the villain suddenly finds himself a victim when an ancient Rogue Demon attacks him. Jack, as he calls himself, has now lost his morality and humanity to the thief, this demon named Lilith who wishes to take over the world, heaven, hell, and destroy all human life. Her goal threatens everything Jack knows and wakens his humanity that he thought he lost.