The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction

The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction

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This continuing presence of the weird in literature shows the popular demand for it and must have some basis in human psychosis. The night side of the soul attracts us all. The spirit feeds on mystery. It lives not by fact alone but by the unknowable, and there is no highest mystery without the supernatural. Man loves the frozen touch of fear, and realizes pure terror only when touched by the unmortal. The hint of spectral sounds or presences quickens the imagination as no other suggestion can do, and no human shapes of fear can awe the soul as those from beyond the grave. Man's varying moods create heaven, hell, and faery wonder-lands for him, and people them with strange beings.

Book information

ISBN: 9798703203200
Publisher: Independently Published
Imprint: Independently Published
Pub date:
DEWEY: 828
Language: English
Number of pages: 214
Weight: 236g
Height: 203mm
Width: 127mm
Spine width: 12mm