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Great tales of terror from Europe and America

Great tales of terror from Europe and America

Gothic stories of horror and romance, 1765-1840

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth, Middlesex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horror tales.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGothic tales of terror.
    Statementedited by Peter Haining.
    SeriesFrye annotated -- no. 1998
    ContributionsFrye, Northrop., Haining, Peter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6120.95.H727
    The Physical Object
    Pagination506 p. ;
    Number of Pages506
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22612127M
    ISBN 100140037195, 0140037195

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    When this longtime Modern Library favorite--filled with fifty-two stories of heart-stopping suspense--was first published in , one of its biggest fans was critic Edmund Wilson, who in The New Yorker applauded what he termed a sudden revival of the appetite for tales of horror. Represented in the anthology are such distinguished spell weavers as Edgar Allen Poe ("The Black Cat"), Wilkie /5(1K).   H.P. Lovecraft: Great Tales of Horror features twenty of horror master H.P. Lovecraft's classic stories, among them some of the greatest works of horror fiction ever written, including: "The Rats in the Walls," "Pickman's Model," "The Colour out of Space," "The Call of Cthulhu," "The Dunwich Horror," "The Shadow over Innsmouth," "At the Mountains of Madness," "The Shadow out of Time," and "The /5(67).

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This volume is full of forgotten Gothic tales that were once all the rage in Europe. The section from Germany has some of the best. I did this as an audio book at night before going to bed.4/5.

Great Tales of Terror from Europe and America Paperback – January 1, by Peter Hanning (Editor)3/5(1). In the previous book, Haining describes the purpose of his study of the Gothic genre: to explore its progression through its short stories during the height of its popularity ( - ).

All of the stories (and one poem) collected here contain complementary themes and styles, as well as displaying the growth, variety and changefulness of the 3/5(1). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Book Details; Seller Notes: “Good condition book with dust jacket. Complete DJ is clean, has fresh colours and has little wear to edges. Book has clean but lightly toned pages - ffep removed” Title: Great Tales of Terror: Europe and America Volume 2: Gothic Stories of Horror and Romance, Item Condition: used item in a good conditionSeller Rating: % positive.

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Publication: Great Tales of Terror from Europe and America: Gothic Stories of Horror and Romance,Volume 2 You are not logged in. If you create a free. In the previous book, Haining describes the purpose of his study of the Gothic genre: to explore its progression through its short stories during the height of its popularity ( - ).

All of the stories (and one poem) collected here contain complementary themes and styles, as well as displaying the growth, variety and changefulness of the 3/5.

GREAT TALES OF TERROR FROM EUROPE AND AMERICA Gothic Stories of Horror and Romance ; EDITED BY PETER HAINING PENGUIN BOOKS. Contents Acknowledgements Introduction EUROPE GERMANY The New Melusina Johann von Goethe The Ghost-Seer, or The Apparitionist J.

von Schiller "The Harp Karl Theodor Körner. This anthology was my favorite book of all time from the age of 10 until the age of I spent the weekend re-reading it.

There are many favorite stories here that almost everyone has heard of and read: The Most Dangerous Game, Leiningen Versus the Ants, Shredni Vashtar, The /5(9). The previous title, "The Great Book of Thrillers" was obviously inappropriate in when the word 'thriller' in a literary context had acquired a different meaning.

However, "Great Tales of Terror" is just as as inappropriate, because (by 's standards as well as by today's) these stories are not 'terror'.5/5(1). Great Tales of Terror: Europe and America Volume 2: Gothic Stories of Horror and Romance, Peter Haining (Ed.) Published by Gollancz ().

Gothic Tales of Terror, Volume Two: Classic Horror Stories from Europe and the United States Publications Displaying all variants and translations • Do not display translations •. Paperback. Typically 7" by " (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.

S.T. Joshi delivers an enjoyable collection with Great Tales of Terror, which actually contains some great tales of terrortrue to its of these stories are quite visceral and hit you in a rather disturbing way, as you would hope they would/5.

When this longtime Modern Library favorite--filled with fifty-two stories of heart-stopping suspense--was first published inone of its biggest fans was critic Edmund Wilson, who in The New Yorker applauded what he termed a sudden revival of the appetite for tales of horror.

Represented in the /5(1K). CONTENTS Doomed conspirator / John Burke --Masada: Zealots' last stand / Anthony Burton --Gytrash of Goathland / Michael and Mollie Hardwick --Entertainment of Genghis Khan / Ian Fellowes-Gordon /5. Great tales of terror from Europe and America by Peter Haining 2 editions - first published in   "Dark Descent" is a horror anthology -- "Great Tales" is for the most part (although "The Great God Pan" and H.P.

Lovecraft's 2 stories provide some exception) more old-fashioned "ghost stories," and what mystery genre critics would categorize as "English cozy": pleasant characters, warm surroundings introduced all the better to scare you with 5/5(5).

When this longtime Modern Library favorite--filled with fifty-two stories of heart-stopping suspense--was first published inone of its biggest fans was critic Edmund Wilson, who in The New Yorker applauded what he termed a sudden revival of the appetite for tales of horror.

Represented in the anthology are such distinguished spell weavers as Edgar Allen Poe ("The Black Cat"), Wilkie /5(51). Great British Tales of Terror by Peter Haining (editor) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The name Poe brings to mind images of murderers and madmen, premature burials, and mysterious women who return from the dead.

His works have been in print since and include such literary classics as The Tell-Tale Heart, The Raven, and The Fall of the House of versatile writer’s oeuvre includes short stories, poetry, a novel, a textbook, a book of scientific theory, and 4/5.A gripping, chilling collection of 47 stories and six poems, dating back to Shelley and Stevenson, but also including modern masters/5.