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The king in yellow, and other horror stories

by Robert William Chambers

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Published by Dover Publications in Mineola, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horror tales, American

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert W. Chambers ; selected, with an introduction by E.F. Bleiler.
    ContributionsBleiler, Everett Franklin, 1920-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1282 .B55 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3304904M
    ISBN 100486437507
    LC Control Number2004047827
    OCLC/WorldCa54865301

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Description: xiii, pages ; 22 cm. Contents: The yellow sign --The repairer of reputations --The Demoiselle d'Ys --The mask --In the Court of the Dragon --The maker of moons --A pleasant evening --The messenger --The key to grief --The harbor-master --In quest of the dingue --Is the ux extinct? "Every story of The King in Yellow has something riveting about it so perfectly realized, they became the model for much of twentieth-century horror/fantasy." -- New York PressOne of the most important works of American supernatural fiction since those of Poe, The King in Yellow was among the first attempts to establish the horror of the nameless and the unimaginable.

      texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency The king in yellow, and other horror stories by Chambers, Robert W. (Robert William), Publication date Topics Horror tales, American Publisher New York, Dover PublicationsPages: It is not a reprint of Chambers' original book The King in Yellow, which mixed the title story and some other horror or fantasy stories with realistic stories of Parisian life. Rather it takes the horror and fantasy stories from the original book and adds later horror, fantasy, and even comic science fiction stories by Chambers/5(8).

    is The King in Yellow, a collection of weird fiction short stories, connected by the theme of a book (to which the title refers) which drives those who read it insane. Chambers' fictitious drama The King in Yellow features in Karl Edward Wagner's story "The River of Night's Dreaming", while James Blish's story "More Light" purports to include. "Every story of The King in Yellow has something riveting about it so perfectly realized, they became the model for much of twentieth-century horror/fantasy." — New York Press One of the most important works of American supernatural fiction since those of Poe, The King in Yellow was among the first attempts to establish the horror of the nameless and the unimaginable.


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