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Best ghost stories of J. S. LeFanu.

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Best ghost stories of J. S. LeFanu.

by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEdited and with an introd. by E. F. Bleiler.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 467 p.
Number of Pages467
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23249793M

  J. Sheridan Le Fanu, Victorian master of shadowy terrors, is the undisputed prince of ghost story writers. While M. R. James may be their king, even Monty paid homage to his Irish inspiration, reviving Le Fanu’s reputation (by reprinting his stories in a anthology), and modelling many (if not most) of his more famous tales off of Le Fanu’s pattern. Book from: Personal collection. The Dover collection of Best Ghost Stories of J. S. LeFanu (originally issued in , with a rapturous introduction by an E. F. Bleiler, “an editor, bibliographer, and scholar of science fiction, detective fiction, and fantasy literature” according to Wiki) contains the following stories.

Best Ghost Stories of J.S. Le Fanu by J. Sheridan Le Fanu Distinguished Edwardian ghost story author M. R. James referred to his Victorian predecessor Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu () as the Master of the sub-genre, an assessment echoed by many fans since then. E. F. Bleiler, one of the few serious 20th-century literary scholars to specialize in (instead of despise) the literature of the / Click to read more about Best Ghost Stories of J. S. LeFanu by J. Sheridan LeFanu. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers4/5(1).

That work is included in this volume of Best Ghost Stories of J. S. Le Fanu along with the other following works: "Squire Toby's Will," "Schalken the Painter," "Madam Crowl's Ghost," "The Haunted Baronet," "The Familiar," "Mr. Justice Harbottle," "The Fortunes of Sir Robert Ardagh," "An Account of Some Strange Disturbances in Aungier Street. The Best Ghost Stories of Fanu Sheridan j.s. Le Paperback Book dover '64 bleiler PB english, pb see pics, nice clean used shape, clean text. sold as is. Paypal Only Please. Ships in sturdy cardboard or padded envelope with plenty of protection such as cardboard inners and water tight Rating: % positive.


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Distinguished Edwardian ghost story author M. James referred to his Victorian predecessor Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu () as "the Master" of the sub-genre, an assessment echoed by many fans since then. Bleiler, one of the few serious 20th-century literary scholars to specialize in (instead of despise) the literature of the supernatural, assembled this collection of Le Fanu's "best /5.

From the Back Cover. Joseph Sheridan LeFanu () is regarded by many critics as the greatest master of the English ghost story.

A product of the decaying Anglo-Irish culture of the early and middle nineteenth century, he sums up in his work better than any of his contemporaries the fears and dreads that may haunt the sensitive individual/5(19). The best ghost stories of J S LeFanu are among the best ghost stories ever written.

This is an extremely fine collection, including all the stories from LeFanu's greatest book, "In a Glass Darkly", plus more than a dozen others.5/5(5). Dover's GHOST STORIES AND MYSTERIES [of J. Sheridan LeFanu, (more usually spelled "Le Fanu")], is a companion volume to their BEST GHOST STORIES of J.

LeFANU. According to the introduction by Mr. Bleiler, all of Le Fanu's ghost stories were in print in those two by: 2. Best ghost stories of J.S.

Le Fanu by Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan,author; Bleiler, E. (Everett Franklin), Best ghost stories of J. S. LeFanu. book, editor. Publication date Topics Ghost stories, English, Ghost stories, English Publisher Dover Publications Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in : Carmilla, Green Tea, and Other Horrors: The Best Ghost Stories and Weird Fiction of J. Sheridan Le Fanu (Oldstyle Tales of Murder, Mystery, Horror, and Hauntings) (Volume 10) by J.

Sheridan Le Fanu and M. Grant Kellermeyer | Papergreat, established inis a daily blog about ephemera, books, history, postcards, all things paper, vintage advertising, and folklore.

The Wyvern Mystery, Vol. 1 The Wyvern Mystery, Vol. 1 The Purcell Papers Vol. III The Purcell Papers Vol. III The Tenants of Malory Vol. II The Tenants of Malory Vol. II The Tenants of Malory Vol. That work is included in this volume of Best Ghost Stories of J.

Le Fanu along with the other following works: "Squire Toby's Will," "Schalken the Painter," "Madam Crowl's Ghost," "The Haunted Baronet," "The Familiar," "Mr. Justice Harbottle," "The Fortunes of Sir Robert Ardagh," "An Account of Some Strange Disturbances in Aungier Street /5(21). Joseph Sheridan LeFanu is generally recognized as the greatest Victorian writer of ghost stories, and his masterful Uncle Silas the best Victorian mystery novel compels our consideration of him as a preeminent mystery writer as well.

The reasons for his greatness transcend the form he employed and include a remarkable craftsmanship, the ability to explore the absolute/5.

M.R. James described Le Fanu as "absolutely in the first rank as a writer of ghost stories". Three of his best-known works are Uncle Silas, Carmilla and The House by the Churchyard/5. Best Ghost Stories of J.S. Le Fanu by J. Sheridan Le Fanu avg rating — 1, ratings — published — 5 editions.

Le Fanu published many novels in the contemporary sensation fiction style of Wilkie Collins and others: Wylder's Hand () [19] Guy Deverell () [20] All in the Dark (), satirising spiritualism. [21] The Tenants of Malory () [22] A Lost Name () [23] an adaptation of The Evil Guest Genre: Gothic horror, mystery.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations, portrait ; 22 cm: Contents: Squire Toby's will --Schalken the painter --Madam Crowl's ghost --The haunted baronet --Green tea --The familiar --Mr. Justice Harbottle --Carmilla --The fortunes of Sir Robert Ardagh --An account of some strange disturbances in Aungier Street --The dead sexton --Ghost.

Joseph Sheridan LeFanu (–) is regarded by many critics as the greatest master of the English ghost story. A product of the decaying Anglo-Irish culture of the early and middle nineteenth century, he sums up in his work better than any of his contemporaries the fears and dreads that may haunt the sensitive individual.

In a Glass Darkly is Sheridan Le Fanu's most famous collection of ghost and mystery stories. There are five, all recounted by Martin Hesselius: Green Tea, The Familiar, Mr Justice Harbottle, The Room in the Dragon Volant and Carmilla. Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu is widely considered as one of the greatest writers of ghost stories to ever have lived.

While today he may be overshadowed by his American contemporary, Edgar Allan Poe, in his time he was generally spoken of in the same : Best Ghost Story Anthologies. List of the best ghost short story anthologies with multiple authors. Score. A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Carmilla, one of the very best vampire stories, built beautifully through subtle hints, psychology, and descriptions. my favourite gothic story. then it's Lefanu's masterpiece: green tea. in fact, one of the best horror stories ever written.

too bad Lefanu insisted on writing so many ghost stories, instead of common horror, otherwise he might be a real master in the genre, as Carmilla and Green /5.

Book Summary: The title of this book is Best Ghost Stories of J. LeFanu and it was written by J. Sheridan Le Fanu. This particular edition is in a Paperback format.

This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Dover Publications and has a total of pages in the :. Joseph Sheridan LeFanu (–) is regarded by many critics as the greatest master of the English ghost story.

A product of the decaying Anglo-Irish culture of the early and middle nineteenth century, he sums up in his work better than any of his contemporaries the fears and dreads that may haunt the sensitive individual/5(K). The best ghost stories of J S LeFanu are among the best ghost stories ever written.

This is an extremely fine collection, including all the stories from LeFanu's greatest book, "In a Glass Darkly", plus more than a dozen others/5.Best Ghost Stories Of J.

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