WorldCat Identities

Van Melkebeke, Jacques

Overview
Works: 5 works in 8 publications in 1 language and 36 library holdings
Genres: Manuscripts  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Fiction  Biography  Erotic fiction  Drama  Horror fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PQ2349, 843.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jacques Van Melkebeke
 
Most widely held works by Jacques Van Melkebeke
A l'ombre de la ligne claire : Jacques van Melkebeke, le clandestin de la BD by Benoît Mouchart( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imageries bruxelloises by Jacques Van Melkebeke( Book )

3 editions published in 1943 in French and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thémidore by Claude Godard d'Aucour( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Horla, et autres contes d'angoisse by Guy de Maupassant( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This chilling tale of one man’s descent into madness was published shortly before the author was institutionalized for insanity, and so The Horla has inevitably been seen as informed by Guy de Maupassant’s mental illness. While such speculation is murky, it is clear that de Maupassant-- #x80;#x94;hailed alongside Chekhov as father of the short story-- #x80;#x94;was at the peak of his powers in this innovative precursor of first-person psychological fiction. Indeed, he worked for years on The Horla’s themes and form, first drafting it as “Letter from a Madman,” then telling it from a doctor’s point of view, before finally releasing the terrified protagonist to speak for himself in its devastating final version. All three versions appear here as a single volume for the first time
 
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Audience level: 0.87 (from 0.69 for Thémidore ... to 0.96 for Imageries ...)

Alternative Names
Jacques Van Melkebeke Belgisch journalist (1904-1983)

Jacques Van Melkebeke belgischer Comicautor

Jacques Van Melkebeke painter, comic strip writer, journalist

Melkebeke, Jacques Van

Melkebeke Jacques Van 1904-1983

Languages
French (7)