In ​the Shadow of Edgar Allan Poe 0 csillagozás

Classic Tales of Horror, 1816–1914
Leslie S. Klinger (szerk.): In the Shadow of Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar ​Allan Poe did not invent the tale of terror. There were American, English, and Continental writers who preceded Poe and influenced his work. Similarly, there were many who were in turn influenced by Poe’s genius and produced their own popular tales of supernatural literature. This collection features masterful tales of terror by authors who, by and large, are little-remembered for their writing in this genre. Even Bram Stoker, whose Dracula may be said to be the most popular horror novel of all time, is not known as a writer of short fiction.
Distinguished editor Leslie S. Klinger is a world-renowned authority on those twin icons of the Victorian age, Sherlock Holmes, and Dracula. His studies into the forefathers of those giants led him to a broader fascination with writers of supernatural literature of the nineteenth century. The stories in this collection have been selected by him for their impact. Each is preceded by a brief biography of the author and an overview… (tovább)

A művek szerzői: E. T. A. Hoffmann, Théophile Gautier, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, F. Marion Crawford, Sarah Orne Jewett, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Kate Chopin, Robert W. Chambers, George MacDonald, Lafcadio Hearn, Arthur Conan Doyle, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, M. R. James, Ambrose Bierce, Hanns Heinz Ewers, Saki, Bram Stoker


Pegasus, 2016
336 oldal · puhatáblás · ISBN: 1681772418
Pegasus, 2015
336 oldal · keménytáblás · ISBN: 1605988758
Pegasus, 2015
336 oldal · ISBN: 1605988766

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