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The Resource Wasteland : the Great War and the origins of modern horror, W. Scott Poole

Wasteland : the Great War and the origins of modern horror, W. Scott Poole

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Wasteland : the Great War and the origins of modern horror
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Wasteland
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the Great War and the origins of modern horror
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W. Scott Poole
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eng
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Historian W. Scott Poole traces the confluence of history, technology, and art that gave us modern horror films and literature. The roots of modern horror are found in the First World War. It was the most devastating event to occur in the early 1900s, with thirty-eight million dead and seventeen million wounded in the most grotesque of ways, owing to the new machines brought to war. If Downton Abbey showed the ripple effect of this catastrophe above stairs, Wasteland reveals how how bloody battlefields, screaming asylums, and desolated cities and villages made their ways into the darker corners of our psyche. Historian W. Scott Poole chronicles the era's major figures-Freud, T. S. Eliot, H. P. Lovecraft, Wilfred Owen, Peter Lorre, David Cronenberg, and Freddy Krueger-as well as their influences. Wasteland is a surprising-but wholly convincing-perspective on horror that also speaks to the audience for history, film, and popular culture. November 11th, 2018, is the one-hundredth anniversary of the signing of the armistice that brought World War I to a close, and a number of smart and well-received recent histories have helped us reevaluate this conflict. Now W. Scott Poole takes us behind the front lines of battle to the dark places of the imagination where the legacy of the War to End All Wars lives on
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Midwest
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1971-
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Poole, W. Scott
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791.43/6164
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Read by Andrew Eiden
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1983-
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Eiden, Andrew
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  • Horror films
  • Horror in literature
  • Horror in art
  • Psychic trauma
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • War and society
  • Civilization, Modern
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adult
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Wasteland : the Great War and the origins of modern horror, W. Scott Poole
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 31 min.))
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9781982558185
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Wasteland : the Great War and the origins of modern horror, W. Scott Poole
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier.
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent.
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MWT12169713
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 31 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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9781982558185
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia.
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  • c
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digital.
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MWT12169713
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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12169713
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