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Penny Dreadfuls : sensational tales of terror

Author: Stefan R Dziemianowicz
Publisher: New York : Fall River Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Welcome to Penny Dreadfuls, an anthology of twenty "sensation stories" all first published in the nineteenth century. The original penny dreadfuls were cheaply printed, inexpensive publications written to titillate the masses with shocking thrills and lurid horrors. Over time, "penny dreadful" became a catch-phrase for any story steeped in gothic horror that pushed the limits of what was acceptable in popular  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan R Dziemianowicz
ISBN: 9781435157217 1435157214
OCLC Number: 911198050
Description: xiii, 666 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Frankenstein; or The Modern Prometheus / Mary Shelley --
The Adventure of the German Student / Washington Irving --
The Wehr-Wolf: A Legend of the Limousin / Richard Thomson --
The Pit and the Pendulum / Edgar Allan Poe --
Sawney Beane: The Man Eater / Charles Whitehead --
Aurelia; or, The Tale of a Ghoul / E.T.A. Hoffmann --
Wake Not the Dead!; or, The Bride of the Grave / Johann Ludwig Tieck --
The Dream-Woman / Wilkie Collins --
A Night in the Grave; or, The Devil's Receipt / Anonymous --
The Case of Lady Sannox / Arthur Conan Doyle --
The Diary of a Madam / Guy De Maupassant --
George Dobson's Expedition to Hell / James Hogg --
Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde / Robert Louis Stevenson --
The Apparition of Lord Tyrone to Lady Beresford / Anonymous --
Lost in a Pyramid; or, the Mummy's Curse / Louise May Alcott --
In Kropfsburg Keep / Ralph Adams Cram --
The Buried Alive / John Galt --
The Dualitists; or, The Death-Doom of the Double-Born / Bram Stoker --
The Executioner / William Godwin --
The String of Pearls; or, Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet-street / James Malcom Rymer.
Responsibility: compiled by Stefan Dziemianowicz.

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An anthology of twenty tales of horror and the supernatural published in the nineteenth century. In addition to works by Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Conan Doyle, Bram Stoker, Wilkie Collins!, and other  Read more...

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