Le Fanu


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Le Fanu

(ˈlɛfənjuː)
n
(Biography) (Joseph) Sheridan. 1814–73, Irish writer, best known for his stories of mystery and the supernatural, esp Uncle Silas (1864) and the collection In a Glass Darkly (1872)
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The Irish Vampire: From Folklore to the Imaginations of Charles Robert Maturin, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, and Bram Stoker
Tales nucleos cerrados son los depositarios del arca de la pura y genuina argentinidad; en la madera misma del arca, el doctor Tonio Le Fanu se encargara, por cierto, de injertar los mas pujantes brotes del Fascio, sin excluir, a fe mia, las proficuas lecciones de un nativismo bien entendido.
The full list of authors involved in Leahy's comparisons and contrasts include Edgar Allan Poe, Charles Dickens, Sheridan Le Fanu, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Henry James, Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, H.
Polidori's The Vampyre (written in 1816, published in the New Monthly Magazine, April 1819) established the important elements of vampire fiction to be subsequently developed by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873), James Malcolm Rymer (1814-1884), and, especially, Bram Stoker (1847-1912).
I read for all of the horror writers to learn from them but I prefer Stephen King, Sheridan Le Fanu and Richard Matheson.
Al centro, come e ovvio, la figura del vampiro, legata al folclore e poi alla letteratura, dove da essere maschile, dotato di fascino byronico e per lo piu attratto da colli femminili, ha saputo con gli anni mutarsi in donna (come nel caso del racconto di Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Carmilld), tanto da identificarsi via via con la Femme fatale e la Belle Dame sans Merci letterarie.
The lesbian vampire in film is also based on the 19th-century novel, Carmilla, by Sheridan Le Fanu (Gothic novel, 1872).
into being" (19), she provides perceptive analyses of writers as different as William Carleton who was creating characters of "psychological complexity" (31) and Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu who "specialized in conveying states of mind.
A doctor Le Fanu wrote in a national newspaper, which harnessed his wisdom, that nicotine, in the form of cigarettes, reduces dementia and he thus recommended that everyone over the age of 60 should take up smoking as they would never have time to contract lung cancer, but would enjoy a scintillating old age free of dementia.
Another independent study by Le Fanu (2011) did include lesson observation along with interviews with teachers and stakeholders.
The authors featured are John Polidori, Ludwig Tieck, Alexander Dumas, Joseph Sheridan le Fanu, Arthur Young, Robert C.
A fellow Irishman, James Sheridan Le Fanu had written earlier of vampires, even offering a lesbian bloodsucker.