ebook: Carmilla

Sprache - Englisch

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About the eBook

"Carmilla" by Sheridan Le Fanu. Published by DigiCat. DigiCat publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each DigiCat edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

About the Author

Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (1814 – 1873) was an Irish writer known for his contribution to the gothic horror genre. Born in Dublin to a literary family, he became one of the leading ghost story writers of the nineteenth century, often blending Irish folklore with the supernatural. Le Fanu's most famous novella, 'Carmilla' (1872), has been a significant influence on vampire literature, predating Bram Stoker's 'Dracula' by over two decades. 'Carmilla' introduces a female vampire and explores themes of sexuality and the uncanny, which was rare at the time. Le Fanu's work typically features elements of mystery and terror, often leveraging the anxieties of his era, including societal change and scientific skepticism. His literary style is marked by a slow and steady build-up of suspense, leading to a climactic reveal that addresses both the supernatural and psychological aspects of his narratives. Le Fanu's other notable works include 'Uncle Silas' (1864) and 'In a Glass Darkly' (1872), which is a collection of tales delving into the eerie and spectral. His contributions have sealed his reputation as a seminal figure in horror writing, impacting both contemporaries and subsequent generations of writers in the genre.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 72 Pages

Filesize: 916.1 KB

ISBN: 8596547724469