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The supernatural tales of Fitz-James O"Brien

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Doubleday , New York
Fantasy fiction, American., Occult fiction, Amer
Statementedited, with notes and an introduction, by Jessica Amanda Salmonson.
ContributionsSalmonson, Jessica Amanda.
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LC ClassificationsPS2485 .A6 1988b
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Pagination2 v. ;
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Open LibraryOL2405558M
ISBN 100385245629, 0385246498
LC Control Number87036525

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New York: Doubleday, Octavo, two volumes, boards. First edition. Two-volume collection, the first subtitled "Macabre Tales," the second "Dream Stories and Fantasies," collecting twenty-five stories and two poems, edited, with introduction and notes, by Jessica Amanda Salmonson.

Book Edition: First Edition. Biography. O'Brien was born Michael O'Brien in Cork, Ireland and was very young when the family moved to Limerick, attended the University of Dublin and is believed to have been a soldier in the British army at one time.

On leaving college, he went to London and in the course of four years spent his inheritance of £8, meanwhile editing a periodical in aid of Died: 6 April (aged 35), Cumberland, Maryland.

In the field of supernatural and fantastic literature, certain names come readily to mind – E.T.A. Hoffmann, Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft – but the name of Fitz-James O'Brien has been unjustly overlooked and nearly forgotten since his prematur.

American Supernatural Tales collects twenty-six short stories by American authors organized in chronological order, from Washington Irvings tale, The Adventure of the German Student, to Caitlín R.

Kiernans tale, In the Water Works (Birmingham, Alabama ).4/5. One of the earliest known examples of invisibility in fiction is What Was It. by Fitz-James O’Brien – He’s been called “the most important figure after Poe and before Lovecraft” and this story serves as a kind of a bridge between the supernatural and the scientific, between the likes of de Maupassant’s The Horla and Wells’ The.

See all books authored by Fitz-James O'Brien, including The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories, and The Mammoth Book of Victorian and Edwardian Ghost Stories, and more on The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories. Fitz-James O'Brien $ - $ The Supernatural Tales of Fitz-James O'Brien: MacAbre Tales.

Fitz-James O'Brien. "Fitz-James O'Brien is the most important figure after Poe and before Lovecraft in modern horror literature and [was] imitated by such authors as Ambrose Bierce, Guy de Maupassant, and F. Marion Crawford." Jessica Amanda Salmonson"Fitz-James O'Brien was the most distinguished short story Author: Fitz-James O'brien.

The author's posthumously published only book, collecting material first published in periodicals in the late s and early s.

copies of the printed were bound and the remaining sheets were junked three years after publication. O'Brien () was an important contributor to the type of fantasy tale exemplified by Poe and Edition: First Edition. A Mystery' by Fitz-James O'Brien It is, I confess, with considerable diffidence that I approach the strange narrative which I am about to relate.

The events which I purpose detailing are of so extraordinary and unheard-of a character that I am quite prepared to meet with an unusual amount of incredulity and scorn. O'Brien, Fitz-James. THE POEMS AND STORIES OF FITZ-JAMES O'BRIEN.

Collected and Edited, with a Sketch of the Author, by William Winter. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, Octavo, pp.

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The Supernatural Tales of Fitz-James O'Brien, Volume One: Macabre Tales by Fitz James O'Brien Passages from the Diary of a Late Physician by Samuel Warren Authors. What Was It. by Fitz-James O'Brien. What Was It. A Mystery first appeared inone of the first modern short stories to feature invisibility, "chivalric incursion into the abode of spirits" with numerous "noises and supernatural manifestations."It was written well before H.G.

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Wells's The Invisible Man (). In an opium trance, he asks, "What do you consider to be the greatest 9/ Fitz-James O’Brien is remembered today solely for a handful of striking science-fiction and fantasy ainties regarding his birth—some believe.

THE FANTASTIC TALES OF FITZ-JAMES O'BRIEN. London: John Calder, Publishers, First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Item # ISBN: Collects, "The Diamond Lens," "What Is It?" "The Wondersmith," plus four others.

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3) “The Child Who Loved a Grave”, by Fitz-James O’Brien: Despite all of the great things I’ve heard about his supernatural fiction, this story seemed to me to be little more than a ghoulish version of an O.

Henry story; mawkish, albeit with some creepy stuff about a boy with a gravestone fetish. Fitz-James O'Brien ( - ) was an Irish-American writer, poet, and soldier.

He was an early writer in the science fiction genre and is known to modern readers for his short story What Was It.

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Fitz-James O'Brien: What Was It. It is, I confess, with considerable diffidence that I approach the strange narrative which I am about to relate. The events which I purpose detailing are of so extraordinary and unheard-of a character that I am quite prepared to meet with an unusual amount of incredulity and scorn.

The Fantastic Tales of Fitz-James O'Brien Fitz-James O’Brien () was an Irishman who, after dissipating his inheritance, moved to the United States, where he became an author of fantasies of science and the supernatural.

(The first book in the The Supernatural Tales of Fitz-James O'Brien series) A collection of stories by Fitz-James O'Brien Fitz-James O'Brien was born in Cork, Ireland, in Author: Fitz-James O'brien.

The judgment of Fitz-James O’Brien’s friends that “The Wondersmith” and “The Diamond Lens” were remarkable stories and pacesetters for other writers was a sound one; the two stories. Buy a cheap copy of American Supernatural Tales book.

Includes The Yellow Sign, the most horrific story from The King in Yellow, the classic horror collection by Robert W. Chambers featured on HBO's hit TV series Free shipping over $/5(4).

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The Poems and Stories of Fitz-James O'Brien (poems) () What Was It?: And Other Stories () Collected Stories () The Diamond Lens: And Other Strange Tales ()Cetățenie: Irlanda, SUA. Online Literature, Tales of Mystery and Imagination, escritores de misterio, terror, ciencia ficción y fantasía del mundo Fitz-James O'Brien: The pot od tulips supernatural visitation, and I mentally determined to in- vestigate it, as it developed itself, with a philosophical.

Fitz-James O'brien: Stories. Displaying stories 1 through 1 of 1. 1 The Diamond Lens. An obsessed amateur scientist steals a diamond (and murders its owner) in order to make a lens for a super-powerful microscope; his experiment succeeds but he is .Num The Deserted House, The Man with the Pale Eyes, The Oblong Box, The Birth-Mark, A Terribly Strange Bed, The Torture by Hope, The Mysterious Card and many more, WHAT WAS IT?

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.The Works of Fitz James O'Brien: The Diamond Lens, The Lost Room, The Wondersmith, What Was It?: A Mystery, My Wife's Tempter, The Golden Ingot (6 Books With Active Table of Contents) eBook: O’Brien, Fitz James: : Kindle Store5/5(3).