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The Origins Of Horror

W. Scott Poole | Literary Hub | 31st October 2018

The horror story in its modern form, preoccupied with tormented and decaying bodies, is largely a product of the First World War. "Following the Great War, for the first time in human history, the word 'horror' and its cognates appeared on a massive scale. All of the uncertainty and d…

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