Aaron Worth looks at Victorian Horror

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March 18th, 2012

Arthur Machen and the Horrors of Deep History” was published in VLC, a leading journal of Victorian studies.


Arthur Machen (play /ˈmækən/; 3 March 1863 – 15 December 1947) was a Welsh author and mystic of the 1890s and early 20th century. He is best known for his influential supernatural, fantasy, and horror fiction.


His novella The Great God Pan (1890; 1894) has garnered a reputation as a classic of horror. (Stephen King called it “Maybe the best [horror story] in the English language”.)  blurb from Wikipedia.


Victorian Literature and Culture



Victorian Literature and Culture encourages high quality original work concerned with all areas of Victorian literature and culture, including music and the fine arts. The journal presents work at the cutting edge of current research, including exciting new studies in untouched subjects or new methodologies. Contributions are welcomed from internationally established scholars as well as younger members of the profession.”



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Victorian Literature and Culture / Volume 40 / Issue 01, pp 215 - 227Copyright © Cambridge University Press 2012 

Published online: 07 March 2012

DOI:10.1017/S1060150311000325 (About DOI)

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