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Late Victorian gothic tales

Author: Roger Luckhurst
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Oxford world's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Di 1 banView all editions and formats
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This anthology collects together some of the most famous examples of the Gothic tale from the 1890s, with stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Vernon Lee, Henry James & Arthur Machen, as well as some lesser known yet superbly chilling tales from the era.
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Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Luckhurst
ISBN: 9780199538874 0199538875
OCLC Number: 966070360
Notes: Originally published : 2005.
Description: xliv, 282 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Lord Arthur Savile's crime / Oscar Wilde --
Sir Edmund Orme / Henry James --
The mark of the beast / Rudyard Kipling --
The Dak bungalow at Dakor / B.M. Croker --
Lot no. 249 / Arthur Conan Doyle --
The case of Lady Sannox / Arthur Conan Doyle --
Pallinghurst barrow / Grant Allen --
Magic lantern / Jean Lorrain --
The spectral hand / Jean Lorrain --
The great god Pan / Arthur Machen --
Vaila / M.P. Shiel.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction and notes by Roger Luckhurst.

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The characters in Roger Luckhurst's excellent selection are variously assailed by mummies, bewitched by revived pagan goddesses, and doomed to inexorable decline by the misdeeds of their ancestors. * Read more...

 
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