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The Resource Green tea : and other weird stories, Sheridan Le Fanu ; edited with an introduction and notes by Aaron Worth

Green tea : and other weird stories, Sheridan Le Fanu ; edited with an introduction and notes by Aaron Worth

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Green tea : and other weird stories
Title
Green tea
Title remainder
and other weird stories
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Sheridan Le Fanu ; edited with an introduction and notes by Aaron Worth
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Language
eng
Summary
"Sheridan Le Fanu is one of the indispensable figures in the history of Gothic and horror fiction. While a number of his sensation and mystery novels were popular with mid-Victorian readers, it was in shorter forms that he truly excelled and most showed himself an innovator in the field of uncanny fiction. Tales such as Carmilla and Green Tea prompted M. R. James to remark, 'he succeeds in inspiring a mysterious terror better than any other writer'. This landmark critical edition includes the original versions of the stories later collected in the superb In a Glass Darkly, along with equally chilling tales spanning the length of Le Fanu's career, from 'Schalken the Painter', a pioneering story of the walking dead, to 'Laura Silver Bell', a haunting exploration of the dark side of fairy lore. Aaron Worth's introduction discusses the paranoid, claustrophobic world of Le Fanu's fiction, placing the stories both the context of the author's long career and in the pantheon of writers of the uncanny"--
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1814-1873
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Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan
Dewey number
823/.8
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR4879.L7
LC item number
A6 2020
Literary form
fiction
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bibliography
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Worth, Aaron
Series statement
Oxford world's classics
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  • Horror tales
  • Horror tales
Label
Green tea : and other weird stories, Sheridan Le Fanu ; edited with an introduction and notes by Aaron Worth
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First published as an Oxford World's Classics paperback 2020
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
1119458374
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxxviii, 498 pages
Isbn
9780198835882
Lccn
2020009613
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1119458374
Label
Green tea : and other weird stories, Sheridan Le Fanu ; edited with an introduction and notes by Aaron Worth
Publication
Note
First published as an Oxford World's Classics paperback 2020
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1119458374
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxxviii, 498 pages
Isbn
9780198835882
Lccn
2020009613
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1119458374

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