Late Victorian Gothic Tales

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Late Victorian Gothic Tales

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'He was a man of fairly firm fibre, but there was something in this sudden, uncontrollable shriek of horror which chilled his blood and pringled in his skin. Coming in such a place and at such an hour, it brought a thousand fantastic possibilities into his head...'

The Victorian fin de siècle: the era of Decadence, The Yellow Book, the New Woman, the scandalous Oscar Wilde, the Empire on which the sun never set. This heady brew was caught nowhere better than in the revival of the Gothic tale in the late Victorian age, where the undead walked and evil curses, foul murder, doomed inheritance and sexual menace played on the stretched nerves of the new mass readerships. This anthology collects together some of the most famous examples of the Gothic tale in the 1890s, with stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, Vernon Lee, Henry James and Arthur Machen, as well as some lesser known yet superbly chilling tales from the era. The introduction explores the many reasons for the Gothic revival, and how it spoke to the anxieties of the moment.
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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. ( Times Literary Supplement)

Contenuti:

  • DioneaVernon Lee:
  • Lord Arthur Savile's CrimeOscar Wilde:
  • Sir Edmund OrmeHenry James:
  • Magic LanternJean Lorrain:
  • The Spectral HandJean Lorrain:
  • The Mark of the BeastRudyard Kipling:
  • The Dak Bungalow at DakorB.M. Croker:
  • Lot 249Arthur Conan Doyle:
  • The Case of Lady SannoxArthur Conan Doyle:
  • The Pallinghurst BarowGrant Allen:
  • The Great God PanArthur Machen:
  • VailaM. P. Shiel:

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