Tales of Terror from Blackwood's Magazine (2020)

Tales of Terror from Blackwood's Magazine Chris Baldick Tales of Terror from Blackwood s Magazine The tales of terror and hysteria published in the heydey of Blackwood s Edinburgh Magazine became a literary legend in the nineteenth century Blackwood s was the most important and influential
  • Title: Tales of Terror from Blackwood's Magazine
  • Author: Chris Baldick
  • ISBN: 9780192823663
  • Page: 146
  • Format: Paperback
Tales of Terror from Blackwood's Magazine Chris Baldick The tales of terror and hysteria published in the heydey 1817 32 of Blackwood s Edinburgh Magazine became a literary legend in the nineteenth century Blackwood s was the most important and influential literary political journal of its time, and a major institution not just in Scottish letters but in the development of British and American Romanticism This edition selecThe tales of terror and hysteria published in the heydey 1817 32 of Blackwood s Edinburgh Magazine became a literary legend in the nineteenth century Blackwood s was the most important and influential literary political journal of its time, and a major institution not just in Scottish letters but in the development of British and American Romanticism This edition selects some of the best tales from the magazine s first fifteen years, and includes works by well known writers such as Walter Scott, James Hogg, and John Galt alongside talented but now almost forgotten authors like William Godwin, Samuel Warren, and William Mudford.
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  1. BillKerwin

    The tales themselves vary in quality, but this collection of pieces published between 1815 and 1840 is extremely helpful in understanding the development of the tale of terror in particular and the short story in general In the early years of the century, the quest for the sublime, the familiarity with gothic literary conventions, and the Romantic fascination with extreme psychological states precipitated by extraordinary events, combined with the short form demands of magazine publication to pr [...]

  2. Brett

    Tales of Terror from Blackwood s MagazineRobert Morrison, Chris BaldickOxford University Press, 1995 298 pagesThe tales of terror and hysteria published in the heydey 1817 32 of Blackwood s Edinburgh Magazine became a literary legend in the nineteenth century Blackwood s was the most important and influential literary political journal of its time, and a major institution not just in Scottish letters but in the development of British and American Romanticism This edition selects some of the best [...]

  3. David Shakespeare

    An interesting selection, but the trouble with this collection is the usual one with anthologies it is uneven as some tales are really wonderful while others are duds This is probably worth a look, but Baldick s Oxford Book of Gothic Tales, in which he draws on a wider range of materials than Blackwood s, and beyond the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, is a better choice.

  4. David

    Most of the stories were good and entertaining, although not too close to our ideas of terror A somewhat diverse selection, though they close with several stories in a series by the same author.

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