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Vision and vacancy : the fictions of J.S. Le Fanu

Vision and vacancy : the fictions of J.S. Le Fanu

Author: James Walton
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Follows the course of Sheridan Le Fanu's attraction to the void, and his resistance to it, from the beginning to the end of his career. By placing his work within the appropriate contexts of early  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Walton, James.
Vision and vacancy.
Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007407149
Named Person: Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu; Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu; Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu; Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Walton
OCLC Number: 608019033
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 229 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 'Mad feary father' : 'Schalken the painter' and Le Fanu's art of darkness --
Haunted heroines and others : from Canterbury to country house --
Natural supernaturalism --
Names for the outlaw --
Vanity fair.
Responsibility: James Walton.


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"Walton challenges his reader to discard prior preconceptions of Le Fanu as merely a writer of regional fiction and verse, sensation novels, or supernatural tales; and view him as an artist in a Read more...

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