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But on the other hand I feel like the real message here is not 'omg lesbians' [which is how most people read it. .Synopsis: Seemingly by happenstance, the mysterious and beautiful Carmilla comes to stay with the young and virtuous Laura.
But on the other hand I feel like the real message here is not 'omg lesbians' but more along the lines of 'dangerous predatory woman and whatnot and it's good that. Laura, who has been living a lonely existence with her father in an isolated castle, finds herself enchanted with her exotic visitor.
Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. What truly stands out for me, however, was the title story Carmilla, a classic vampire tale pre-dating Bram Stoker's Dracula.
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. Writing most effectively in the short story form, Le Fanu's tales such as "Carmilla" (a vampire story that is thought possibly to have influenced Bram Stoker's Dracula) and the problematic "Green Tea" are considered by many literary scholars to be classics of the supernatural genre. His lengthy Gothic novels, such as Uncle Silas (1864), though less highly regarded than his shorter fiction, are nonetheless wonderfully atmospheric
9. Carmilla and 12 Other Classic Tales of Mystery.
9. Published by Signet Classics (1996). ISBN 10: 0451526392 ISBN 13: 9780451526397.
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Classic Horror Tales by J. Sheridan Le Fanu. com User, July 18, 2004. J. Sheridan Le Fanu is a master of ghost and horror stories. The protagonist might be a young woman without family and friends. The setting is lonely and isolated, often a decaying manor or castle. A growing sense of malice and evil emerges as the story unfolds. Le Fanu was able to transform this trite formula into remarkably suspenseful stories that haunt the reader long afterwards.
Includes tales which mostly appeared in The Dublin University Magazine and .
Includes tales which mostly appeared in The Dublin University Magazine and other periodicals. Le Fanu was born in Dublin and, as with so many other English popular fiction authors of his time, entered the genre of fiction by way of journalism, working on such publications as the Evening Mail and the Dublin University Magazine. Le Fanu came from a middle-class background; his family was of Huguenot descent. He graduated from Trinity College and married in 1844. After his wife died in 1858, until his own death, Le Fanu was known as a recluse, creating his ghost fiction late at night in bed.
j. First published in 1872
j. First published in 1872. ISBN 978-1-62012-529-8. Duke Classics does not accept responsibility for loss suffered as a result of reliance upon the accuracy or currency of information contained in this book.
Carmilla is a Gothic novella by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic tales and mystery novels. First published in 1872, it tells the story of a young woman's susceptibility to the attentions of a female vampire named Carmilla. Carmilla predates Bram Stoker's Dracula by 25 years. Carmilla, the title character, is the original prototype for a legion of female and lesbian vampires. He was the leading ghost-story writer of the nineteenth century and was central to the development of the genre in the Victorian era. Three of his best known works are Uncle Silas, "Carmilla" and The House by the Churchyard.
J. Sheridan le Fanu Concise introductions to the novels and other texts. ALL 14 novels, with individual contents tables.
This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends in a fresh new format. This remarkable collection of stories, first published in 1872, includes Green Tea, The Familiar, Mr. Justice Harbottle, The Room in the Dragon Volant, and Carmilla. Concise introductions to the novels and other texts.
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