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Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan 1814-1873

Overview
Works: 656 works in 1,841 publications in 12 languages and 23,270 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  History  Biography  Film adaptations  Domestic fiction  Poetry 
Roles: Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Creator, Translator
Classifications: PR4879.L7, 823.8
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Most widely held works by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Uncle Silas a tale of Bartram-Haugh by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( Book )
151 editions published between 1804 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The most popular novel by Gothic mystery and thriller writer Sheridan Le Fanu, Uncle Silas is one of the first of the "locked room" mystery genre, and served as the inspiration for Arthur Conan Doyle's The Firm of Girdlestone. Teenage heiress Maud Ruthyn lives in a mansion with her withdrawn father. She slowly finds out that a man named Silas Ruthyn, a reprobate with a dark mysterious past, is her uncle, although he is now apparently a good Christian. Her uncle's mansion holds a locked room where a man to whom Silas owed a great deal of money allegedly took his own life. Maud's father is steadfast in upholding his brother's innocence, but Maud herself grows increasingly fearful and unsure
In a glass darkly by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( Book )
76 editions published between 1872 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of stories, first published in 1872, including Green Tea, The Familiar, Mr. Justice Harbottle, The Room in the Dragon Volant, and Carmilla. The five stories are purported to be cases by Dr. Hesselius, a 'metaphysical' doctor, who is willing to consider the ghosts both al and as hallucinatory obsessions. The reader's doubtful anxiety mimics that of the protagonist, and each story thus creates that atmoshphere of mystery which is the supernatural experience
The house by the churchyard by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( )
57 editions published between 1863 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The House by the Churchyard (1863) is a novel by Sheridan Le Fanu that combines elements of the mystery novel and the historical novel. Aside from its own merits, the novel is important as a key source for James Joyce's Finnegans Wake. The novel begins with a prologue in the voice of an old man, Charles de Cresseron, that is set in Chapelizod, Ireland, roughly a century after the events of the novel proper. This prologue details how, during an interment at the churchyard of the title, a skull is accidentally unearthed, which bears the marks of two crushing blows to the head and? even more dis
Wylder's hand a novel by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( )
56 editions published between 1864 and 2011 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hoping that the marriage between Mark Wylder and Dorcas Brandon will end a bitter rivalry between the families, an unexpected event plunges the residents of Brandon Hall into a new ordeal as a jealous rival emerges
The Purcell papers by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Purcell papers by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Best ghost stories of J.S. Le Fanu by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( Book )
8 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cock and Anchor by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( Book )
42 editions published between 1845 and 2010 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( Book )
72 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text of and critical essays on the 1872 vampire tale chronicling the experiences of a young woman lured by the charms of a female vampire
The Purcell papers by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( Book )
25 editions published between 1880 and 2013 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ghost stories and mysteries by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( Book )
6 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guy Deverell by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( Book )
44 editions published between 1855 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Madam Crowl's ghost, and other tales of mystery by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( Book )
14 editions published between 1923 and 1994 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fortunes of Colonel Torlogh O'Brien : a tale of the wars of King James by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( Book )
30 editions published between 1847 and 1977 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rose and the key by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( Book )
12 editions published between 1870 and 1982 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Wyvern mystery by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( Book )
15 editions published between 1869 and 2012 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful heroine marries the heir to a local haunted mansion, where she finds herself imperiled not only by family secrets from the past but also by evil machinations of the present. Set in rural England of the 1820's
All in the dark by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( Book )
36 editions published between 1862 and 1999 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Green tea and other ghost stories by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Green Tea- an English cleric's bout with a malignant presence. Squire Toby's will- a tale of sibling rivalry The fortunes of Sir Robert Ardagh-relatioship with a sinster valet Sir Dominick's Bargain-a pact with the devil
The poems of Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( Book )
11 editions published between 1896 and 1977 in English and French and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Lost name by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ( Book )
11 editions published between 1868 and 2013 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Figwood, John, 1814-1873

Fanu, Joseph S. le 1814-1873
Fanu, Joseph Sheridan le
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Figwood, John, 1814-1873
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Le Fanu, J. S.
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Le Fanu, Joseph Leridan
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Le Fanu, Joseph Thomas Sheridan 1814-1873
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Le Fanu, Sheridan, 1814-1873
LeFanu, J. S. 1814-1873
LeFanu, J. S. (Joseph Sheridan), 1814-1873
LeFanu, Joseph S. 1814-1873
LeFanu, Joseph Sheridan, 1814-1873
Lefanu, Sheridan, 1814-1873
Sheridan Le Fanu, J., 1814-1873
Sheridan le Fanu, Joseph 1814-1873
ファニュ, シェリダン・レ
レ・ファニウ
レ・ファニュ, J. S.
レ・ファニュ, ジョセフ・シェリダン
Languages
English (676)
German (28)
French (11)
Spanish (9)
Catalan (6)
Danish (1)
Swedish (1)
Polish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Italian (1)
Germanic (1)
Czech (1)
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