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Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu ˜ Biografia

Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (August 1814 – 7 February 1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic tales, mystery novels, and horror fiction. He was a leading ghost story writer of the nineteenth century and was central to the development of the genre in the Victorian era.  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 SilasCarmilla, and The House by the Churchyard.

 

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Schalken il pittore di Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu – Draculea

Strange Event in the Life of Schalken the Painter by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu – Draculea

Schalken the Painter is a short story by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu included in the collection titled The Watcher, and other weird stories published in 1894. The story, however, is far older than that and was published for the first time in 1839 in the Dublin University Magazine. Certainly better-known for authoring Carmilla, Le Fanu, asRead More → ...
draculeaDissertazioni sopra le apparizioni de’ Spiriti, e sopra i Vampiri, o i Redivivi d’Ungheria, di Moravia e di Silesia di A. Calmet, 1751

Draculea – A discovery of the bloodline of Darkness

Draculea – Racconti e Documenti di Veri o Presunti atti di Vampirismo is a tome published by ABEditore that collects stories and documents on, you guessed it, the theme of Vampirism. On a website like ours that goes as far as having vampires in its name and that can boastRead More → ...
Carmilla di Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu – Lockdown with a Vampire

Written in 1872 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Carmilla is another of the big classics of vampire literature and the second tale we have chosen for our Lockdown with a Vampire challenge. As for the previous story, for this one too you’ll also find an article in Italian on the BloodyRead More → ...

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