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Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan 1814-1873

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Works: 683 works in 2,410 publications in 14 languages and 30,242 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Vampire films  Drama  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Horror films  Motion pictures  Psychological fiction  Horror fiction 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Creator, Translator, Other
Classifications: PR4879.L7, 823.8
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Uncle Silas; a tale of Bartram-Haugh by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu( Book )

183 editions published between 1804 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maud Ruthyn and her father are haunted by premonitions of death during their sojourn in a gloomy old mansion
In a glass darkly by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu( Book )

122 editions published between 1872 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories, first published in 1872, including Green Tea, The Familiar, Mr. Justice Harbottle, The Room in the Dragon Volant, and Carmilla. The five stories are purported to be cases by Dr. Hesselius, a 'metaphysical' doctor, who is willing to consider the ghosts both al and as hallucinatory obsessions. The reader's doubtful anxiety mimics that of the protagonist, and each story thus creates that atmoshphere of mystery which is the supernatural experience
Best ghost stories of J.S. Le Fanu by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu( Book )

19 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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 spolen of in the same breath. His influemce upon later authors of gothic literature cannot be understated..." --
Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu( Book )

176 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text of and critical essays on the 1872 vampire tale chronicling the experiences of a young woman lured by the charms of a female vampire
The house by the church-yard by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu( Book )

76 editions published between 1863 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the village of Chapelizod, near Dublin, in the 1760s the story opens with the accidental disinterment of an old skull in the churchyard, and an eerie late-night funeral. This discovery relates to murders, both recent and historical whose repercussions disrupt the complacent pace of village affairs and change the lives of many of its notable characters forever. Charm and chilling darkness abound in equal measure in one of the greatest novels of a Victorian master of mystery. [Publit]
Wylder's hand by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu( Book )

69 editions published between 1864 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping that the marriage between Mark Wylder and Dorcas Brandon will end a bitter rivalry between the families, an unexpected event plunges the residents of Brandon Hall into a new ordeal as a jealous rival emerges
The Purcell papers by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu( Book )

35 editions published between 1880 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Purcell Papers is a comprehensive collection of Sheridan Le Fanu''s early short stories, and they reflect his interest in Irish folklore, as well as his burgeoning fascination with the supernatural. Some of the tales have a charming, humorous tone, while others are characterized by the spine-chilling twists and turns that would later launch Le Fanu to the top of the gothic horror genre
Ghost stories and mysteries by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Green tea and other ghost stories by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu( Book )

26 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Green Tea- an English cleric's bout with a malignant presence. Squire Toby's will- a tale of sibling rivalry The fortunes of Sir Robert Ardagh-relatioship with a sinster valet Sir Dominick's Bargain-a pact with the devil
Madam Crowl's ghost, and other tales of mystery by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu( Book )

19 editions published between 1923 and 2006 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rose and the key by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu( Book )

19 editions published between 1870 and 2007 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The terror builds slowly, as young Maud Vernon and her old cousin Maximilla enjoy a sketching tour through Wales. Ominously, they find themselves shadowed by a sinister one-eyed man. And when they return to Roydon Hall, Maud's home, things become yet worse. Her mother, the imperious Lady Vernon, seems to loathe her, and there are other concerns as well-a mysterious will, an intimidating man clothed all in black, and the satanic mesmerist Doctor Antomarchi. Le Fanu slowly unfolds his plot, building the mystery and suspence until the shocking climax, where Maud escapes her cruel mother to visit the home of the great Lady Mardykes, only to find that she has escaped one hell, only to enter one far worse! -- Publisher's description
The Wyvern mystery by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu( Book )

26 editions published between 1889 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful heroine marries the heir to a local haunted mansion, where she finds herself imperiled not only by family secrets from the past but also by evil machinations of the present. Set in rural England of the 1820's
The fortunes of Colonel Torlogh O'Brien : a tale of the wars of King James by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu( Book )

33 editions published between 1847 and 2012 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu( Book )

26 editions published between 1896 and 2011 in English and French and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cock and Anchor by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu( Book )

24 editions published between 1895 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy Deverell by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu( Book )

29 editions published between 1866 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you're in the mood for a classic gothic thriller, add Sheridan Le Fanu's Guy Deverell to your list. Villainous machinations, contested wills, complex revenge plots, and a spooky haunting to boot--this epic tale will suck you in and keep you engrossed until the very last page
The evil guest by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu( Book )

27 editions published between 1894 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ambition and evil destroy a country household
Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu( Book )

29 editions published between 1871 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He may have vast stores of family money at his disposal, but no one would accuse sleazy Walter Longcluse of being a noble gentleman. After worming his way into the good graces of the genteel Arden clan, Longcluse develops an unsettling obsession with their daughter, Alice. Will his ulterior motives be revealed before it''s too late?
Vampyr by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un jeune homme fasciné par l'occulte se rend par hasard au village de Courtempierre. Tandis qu'autour de lui les phénomènes étranges se multiplient, un vieil homme lui demande de protéger ses deux filles, menacées par un vampire..." (Source : jaquette)
Joseph Sheridan LeFanu by Michael H Begnal( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Best ghost stories of J.S. Le Fanu
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In a glass darklyBest ghost stories of J.S. Le FanuCarmillaThe house by the church-yardWylder's handGhost stories and mysteriesGreen tea and other ghost storiesMadam Crowl's ghost, and other tales of mystery