American Exorcist: Critical Essays on William Peter Blatty by Ryan Streat, Michael Garrett, Henrik Sandbeck Harksen, Geoffrey Reiter, James Doig, Tim Kroenert, Benjamin Szumskyj, Scott D. Briggs, John Goodrich, Philip L. Simpson, J.W. Ocker, John Langan

196 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

dark tense medium-paced


William Peter Blatty is best known for his novel The Exorcist, a work widely credited with sparking the explosion of the horror genre in the 1980s. While the cultural impact of the novel is undeniable, analysis of Blatty's work from a critical and...

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