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Midwestern Gothic: Summer 2012 Issue 6 By Robert James Russell & Jeff Pfaller
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Midwestern Gothic (ISSN 2159-8827) is a quarterly print literary journal out of Ann Arbor, Michigan, dedicated to featuring work about or inspired by the Midwest, by writers who live or have lived... More > here. Midwestern Gothic aims to collect the very best in Midwestern fiction writing in a way that has never been done before, cataloging the oeuvre of an often-overlooked region of the United States ripe with its own mythologies and tall tales. Issue 5 features fiction and poetry by: Paul Scot August, Russell Brakefield Jacob Brower, Eric Carter, Justine Chan, Jess Charest, Lisa J. Cihlar, Ben Clague, Chris Crabtree, Jamey Davidsmeyer, Daren Dean, Jennifer Fandel, Stephanie French-Mischo, Lisa Higgs, Jane Hoogestraat, Meg Johnson, Alli Jordan, Anna Keener, Lee L. Krecklow, Hadley Moore, Bret Nye, C.J. Opperthauser, James Orbessen, Susan Jackson Rodgers, Justin Runge, Gregg Sapp, Sarah Elizabeth Schantz, Jeremy Schliewe, J. Ryan Stradal, James Tolan< Less
Midwestern Gothic: Summer 2012 Issue 6 By Robert James Russell & Jeff Pfaller
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Midwestern Gothic (ISSN 2159-8827) is a quarterly print literary journal out of Ann Arbor, Michigan, dedicated to featuring work about or inspired by the Midwest, by writers who live or have lived... More > here. Midwestern Gothic aims to collect the very best in Midwestern fiction writing in a way that has never been done before, cataloging the oeuvre of an often-overlooked region of the United States ripe with its own mythologies and tall tales. Issue 5 features fiction and poetry by: Paul Scot August, Russell Brakefield Jacob Brower, Eric Carter, Justine Chan, Jess Charest, Lisa J. Cihlar, Ben Clague, Chris Crabtree, Jamey Davidsmeyer, Daren Dean, Jennifer Fandel, Stephanie French-Mischo, Lisa Higgs, Jane Hoogestraat, Meg Johnson, Alli Jordan, Anna Keener, Lee L. Krecklow, Hadley Moore, Bret Nye, C.J. Opperthauser, James Orbessen, Susan Jackson Rodgers, Justin Runge, Gregg Sapp, Sarah Elizabeth Schantz, Jeremy Schliewe, J. Ryan Stradal, James Tolan< Less
Smarra ou les demons de la nuit: Songes romantiques [French] By Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Jean Charles Emmanuel Nodier (April 29, 1780 – January 27,... More > 1844) was an influential French author and librarian who introduced a younger generation of Romanticists to the conte fantastique, gothic literature, and vampire tales. His dream related writings influenced the later works of Gérard de Nerval.He was born at Besançon in France, near the border with Switzerland. His father, on the outbreak of the French Revolution, was appointed mayor of Besançon and consequently chief police magistrate; he seems to have become an instrument of the tyranny of the Jacobins without sharing their principles; but his son was for a time an ardent citizen, and is said to have been a Jacobin Club member at the age of twelve. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Nodier< Less
Smarra ou les demons de la nuit: Songes romantiques [French] By Charles Nodier
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Jean Charles Emmanuel Nodier (April 29, 1780 – January 27,... More > 1844) was an influential French author and librarian who introduced a younger generation of Romanticists to the conte fantastique, gothic literature, and vampire tales. His dream related writings influenced the later works of Gérard de Nerval.He was born at Besançon in France, near the border with Switzerland. His father, on the outbreak of the French Revolution, was appointed mayor of Besançon and consequently chief police magistrate; he seems to have become an instrument of the tyranny of the Jacobins without sharing their principles; but his son was for a time an ardent citizen, and is said to have been a Jacobin Club member at the age of twelve. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Nodier< Less
The History of the Caliph Vathek By William Beckford
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The History of the Caliph Vathek is a Gothic novel written by William Beckford. It was composed in French beginning in 1782, and then translated into English by Reverend Samuel Henley in which form... More > it was first published in 1786 without Beckford's name as An Arabian Tale, From an Unpublished Manuscript, claiming to be translated directly from Arabic. The first French edition, titled simply as Vathek, was published in December 1786. In the twentieth century some editions include The Episodes of Vathek, three related tales intended by Beckford to be so incorporated, but omitted from the original edition and published separately long after his death.< Less
The Flowers of Evil and Little Poems In Prose By Charles Baudelaire
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The Flowers of Evil, which T.S. Eliot called the greatest example of modern poetry in any language, shocked the literary world of nineteenth century France with its outspoken portrayal of lesbian... More > love, its linking of sexuality and death, its unremitting irony, and its unflinching celebration of the seamy side of urban life.< Less
The Flowers of Evil By Charles Baudelaire
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In this classic of decadent poetics, the dark, troubled vision of Charles Baudelaire lives, growing like a tangled rosebush of prickling thorns, bringing the Satanic majesty of a fallen world into... More > the metrical regularity of his poisoned pen verse. A French master every bit the equal of the gothic tragedian Poe, Baudelaire's "Flowers" encompasses and exposes a world of titanic grief and ultimate grace, wasted love and bitter, dark remonstrance. What are the dark, ugly byways and hidden, corrupt nooks of the human experience? A sweeping masterpiece of literary song. Online bookstore: www.lulu.com/zem66< Less
The Hunchback of Notre Dame By Victor Hugo & Isabel F. Hapgood
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In the vaulted Gothic towers of Notre-Dame lives Quasimodo, the hunchbacked bellringer. Mocked and shunned for his appearance, he is pitied only by Esmerelda, a beautiful gypsy dancer to whom he... More > becomes completely devoted. Esmerelda, however, has also attracted the attention of the sinister archdeacon Claude Frollo, and when she rejects his lecherous approaches, Frollo hatches a plot to destroy her that only Quasimodo can prevent. Victor Hugo's sensational, evocative novel brings life to the medieval Paris he loved, and mourns its passing in one of the greatest historical romances of the nineteenth century.< Less
The Phantom of the Opera By Gaston Leroux
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Gaston Louis Alfred Leroux (6 May 1868, Paris, France – 15 April 1927) was a French journalist and author of detective fiction. In the English-speaking world, he is best known for writing the... More > novel The Phantom of the Opera (Le Fantôme de l'Opéra, 1910), which has been made into several film and stage productions of the same name, such as the 1925 film starring Lon Chaney; and Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical. The novel is partly inspired by historical events at the Paris Opera during the nineteenth century and an apocryphal tale concerning the use of a former ballet pupil's skeleton in one of the Paris Opera's productions It tells the story of a man named Erik, a beautiful soprano, an eccentric, physically deformed genius who terrorizes the Opera Garnier in Paris. He builds his home beneath it and takes the love of his life, under his wing.< Less
The Hunchback of Notre Dame By Victor Hugo
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The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (French: Notre-Dame de Paris, "Our Lady of Paris") is a French Romantic/Gothic novel by the French poet Victor Hugo, published in 1831. (French: Notre-Dame de... More > Paris) French novel. It is set in 1482 in Paris, in and around the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris. The book tells the story of a poor Gypsy girl (La Esmeralda) and a misshapen bell-ringer (Quasimodo) who was raised by the archdeacon (Claude Frollo). The book was written as a statement to preserve the Notre Dame cathedral and not to 'modernize' it, as Hugo was thoroughly against. The enormous popularity of the book in France spurred the nascent historical preservation movement in that country and strongly encouraged Gothic revival architecture. Translated from the French in 1896.< Less

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