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Arthur Machen (1863–1947)

Autor(a) de The Great God Pan

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Obras de Arthur Machen

The Great God Pan (1894) 851 cópias
The Three Impostors (1895) 404 cópias
The Hill of Dreams (1907) 369 cópias
The House of Souls (1922) 160 cópias
The Terror and Other Stories (2005) 131 cópias
The Terror (1917) 112 cópias
The Secret Glory (1922) 84 cópias
The Shining Pyramid (1923) — Autor — 78 cópias
The White People (1987) 66 cópias
Hieroglyphics (1902) 59 cópias
100 Eternal Masterpieces of Literature - volume 1 (2017) — Contribuinte — 58 cópias
Far Off Things (1922) 58 cópias
Ritual and Other Stories (1992) 57 cópias
The Green Round (1933) 54 cópias
Holy Terrors (1946) 43 cópias
A Fragment of Life (1987) 39 cópias
Ornaments in Jade (1997) 38 cópias
Dreads and Drolls (1926) 36 cópias
Things Near and Far (1923) 35 cópias
The Great Return (1915) 32 cópias
Die leuchtende Pyramide (1987) 32 cópias
N (2010) 27 cópias
The Red Hand (1895) 23 cópias
The Chronicle of Clemendy (1923) 23 cópias
The Novel of the Black Seal (2004) 23 cópias
The Inmost Light (1894) 22 cópias
The Cosy Room (1936) 18 cópias
Selected Letters (1988) 18 cópias
The Canning Wonder (1925) 17 cópias
The Glorious Mystery (1924) 14 cópias
The anatomy of tobacco (1926) 14 cópias
The Collected Arthur Machen (1988) 14 cópias
The Great God Pan and Other Weird Tales (1946) — Autor — 13 cópias
The Children of the Pool (1936) 12 cópias
Cuentos (1987) 12 cópias
Occult Territory: An Arthur Machen Gazetteer (2021) — Autor — 11 cópias
Furcht und Schrecken (1993) 9 cópias
Eleusinia 9 cópias
Chroniques du petit peuple (1998) 8 cópias
Der große Pan: Erzählungen (1994) — Autor — 8 cópias
The Bowmen (1915) 5 cópias
Out Of The Earth (2009) 5 cópias
A Reader of Curious Books (2020) 5 cópias
De grote god Pan : griezelverhalen (1970) — Autor — 4 cópias
Mist and Mystery (2023) 4 cópias
Decadent and occult works (2018) 4 cópias
Autobiographical Writings (2020) 4 cópias
Notes and Queries (1926) 4 cópias
Precious Balms (1924) 4 cópias
Mystisiä kertomuksia (2021) 2 cópias
Rus in Urbe and Others (1992) 2 cópias
Levbavi Oculos (2019) 2 cópias
Opening The Door 2 cópias
A New Christmas Carol (2016) 2 cópias
Short Fiction 2 cópias
The Islington Mystery (2012) 2 cópias
Change (2010) 2 cópias
What Do We Know? 1 exemplar(es)
Great Acting in English 1 exemplar(es)
Ο Τρόμος 1 exemplar(es)
The Bright Boy 1 exemplar(es)
The Ceremony [short story] (2018) 1 exemplar(es)
Edgar Allan Poe and Arthur Machen (1998) 1 exemplar(es)
7b Coney Court 1 exemplar(es)
The Exalted Omega 1 exemplar(es)
Il terrore (2022) 1 exemplar(es)
Arthur Machen, ten horror stories (2017) 1 exemplar(es)
Hrůza 1 exemplar(es)
The Great God Pan Illustrated (2020) 1 exemplar(es)
Military Career 1 exemplar(es)
Oltre la soglia (1993) 1 exemplar(es)
Sad Avallona 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

The Story of My Life (1789) — Tradutor, algumas edições1,055 cópias
The Heptameron (1984) — Tradutor, algumas edições842 cópias
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural (1944) — Contribuinte — 642 cópias
Tales Before Tolkien: The Roots of Modern Fantasy (2003) — Contribuinte — 614 cópias
The Book of Fantasy (1940) — Contribuinte — 607 cópias
H.P. Lovecraft's Book of Horror (1993) — Contribuinte — 309 cópias
Extraordinary Tales (1955) — Contribuinte — 275 cópias
Weird Tales (1988) — Contribuinte — 268 cópias
Devils & Demons: A Treasury of Fiendish Tales Old & New (1991) — Contribuinte — 260 cópias
Shudder Again: 22 Tales of Sex and Horror (1993) — Contribuinte — 232 cópias
The Omnibus of Crime (1929) — Contribuinte — 210 cópias
The Hastur Cycle (1993) — Autor — 208 cópias
The Mammoth Book of Arthurian Legends (1998) — Contribuinte — 196 cópias
Late Victorian Gothic Tales (2005) — Contribuinte — 191 cópias
The Phantom of the Opera and Other Gothic Tales (2018) — Contribuinte — 183 cópias
The Big Book of Classic Fantasy (2019) — Contribuinte — 168 cópias
My Favorite Horror Story (2007) — Contribuinte — 140 cópias
The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories (2007) — Contribuinte — 134 cópias
Shadows of Carcosa: Tales of Cosmic Horror (2014) — Contribuinte — 128 cópias
The Dunwich Cycle (1995) — Contribuinte — 116 cópias
Damnable Tales: A Folk Horror Anthology (2021) — Contribuinte — 112 cópias
The Penguin Book of First World War Stories (2007) — Contribuinte — 108 cópias
Foundations of Fear (1992) — Contribuinte — 98 cópias
Weird Woods: Tales from the Haunted Forests of Britain (2020) — Contribuinte — 94 cópias
More Stories to Remember, Volume II (1958) — Contribuinte — 94 cópias
Casanova's Escape from the Leads (1988) — Tradutor, algumas edições93 cópias
Famous Modern Ghost Stories (1921) — Contribuinte — 87 cópias
H.P. Lovecraft's Favorite Weird Tales (2005) — Contribuinte — 84 cópias
The 13 Best Horror Stories of All Time (2002) — Contribuinte — 79 cópias
The Mammoth Book of Folk Horror (2021) — Contribuinte — 77 cópias
Classic Ghost Stories (2010) — Contribuinte — 77 cópias
The Horror Hall of Fame (1991) — Contribuinte — 77 cópias
The Mammoth Book of Twentieth-Century Ghost Stories (1998) — Contribuinte — 76 cópias
World's Great Adventure Stories (1929) — Contribuinte — 75 cópias
Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1991) — Contribuinte — 66 cópias
The World's Greatest Horror Stories (1994) — Contribuinte — 65 cópias
Visitants (2010) — Contribuinte — 54 cópias
Into the London Fog: Eerie Tales from the Weird City (2020) — Contribuinte — 52 cópias
The Century's Best Horror Fiction Volume 1 (2011) — Contribuinte — 51 cópias
Dancing With the Dark (1999) — Contribuinte — 49 cópias
The Black Veil and Other Tales of Supernatural Sleuths (2007) — Contribuinte — 49 cópias
Fighters of Fear: Occult Detective Stories (2020) — Contribuinte — 48 cópias
The Deadly Dowager (1934) — Prefácio, algumas edições46 cópias
The hundred tales (Les cent nouvelles nouvelles) (1924) — Introdução, algumas edições46 cópias
Horror Stories: Classic Tales from Hoffmann to Hodgson (2014) — Contribuinte — 45 cópias
The nightmare reader, volume one (1973) — Contribuinte — 43 cópias
Shadows of Fear (1994) — Contribuinte — 43 cópias
The Moons at Your Door (2016) — Contribuinte — 43 cópias
Doorway to Dilemma: Bewildering Tales of Dark Fantasy (2019) — Contribuinte — 41 cópias
Six Novels of the Supernatural (1944) — Contribuinte — 39 cópias
Great Tales of Terror (2002) — Contribuinte — 39 cópias
The Screaming Skull and Other Classic Horror Stories (2010) — Contribuinte — 37 cópias
The Ghost Book: Sixteen Stories of the Uncanny (1926) — Contribuinte — 36 cópias
The Fifth Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories (1969) — Contribuinte — 35 cópias
The Best Crime Stories Ever Told (2012) — Contribuinte — 35 cópias
The Garden of Hermetic Dreams (2004) — Contribuinte — 34 cópias
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery, and Horror (1928) — Contribuinte — 32 cópias
Crimes of Cymru: Classic Mystery Tales of Wales (2023) — Contribuinte — 30 cópias
Witches and Warlocks (1976) — Prefácio, algumas edições29 cópias
The Horned God: Weird Tales of the Great God Pan (2022) — Compositor — 29 cópias
Strange Ecstasies (1973) — Contribuinte — 28 cópias
The Night Side: Masterpieces of the Strange and Terrible (1947) — Contribuinte — 28 cópias
Welsh Tales of Terror (1766) — Contribuinte — 27 cópias
The Best Ghost Stories (1990) — Contribuinte — 27 cópias
Memoirs of Casanova, Volume 2 of 6 - To Paris and Prison (1920) — Tradutor, algumas edições; Tradutor; Tradutor, algumas edições26 cópias
Memoirs of Casanova, Volume 6 of 6 - Spanish Passions (1920) — Tradutor — 24 cópias
The Complete Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt (1920) — Tradutor, algumas edições23 cópias
The Best Horror Stories (1977) — Contribuinte — 22 cópias
Memoirs of Casanova, Volume 3 of 6 - The Eternal Quest (1920) — Tradutor, algumas edições; Tradutor, algumas edições; Tradutor, algumas edições21 cópias
British Weird (2020) — Contribuinte — 20 cópias
The Magicians: Occult Stories (1972) — Contribuinte — 18 cópias
The Second Omnibus Of Crime: The World's Great Crime Stories (1932) — Contribuinte — 18 cópias
The Secret Ceremonies: Critical Essays on Arthur Machen (2019) — Contribuinte — 17 cópias
Monster Festival: Classic Tales of the Macabre (1965) — Contribuinte — 17 cópias
Lost Souls Short Stories (Gothic Fantasy) (2018) — Contribuinte — 17 cópias
Welsh Short Stories (1937) — Contribuinte — 17 cópias
Tales of the Occult (1975) — Autor, algumas edições16 cópias
The Ghost's Companion (1975) — Contribuinte — 15 cópias
Paha vieras (1996) 15 cópias
Uncanny Tales 2 (1974) — Contribuinte — 12 cópias
The Black Cap: New Stories of Murder and Mystery (1928) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias
Thrills, Crimes and Mysteries (1936) — Contribuinte — 10 cópias
The Zinzolin Book of Occult Fiction (2022) — Contribuinte — 10 cópias
Lovecraftin lähteillä (1887) 10 cópias
M Is for Monster: A Modern Bestiary of Classic Monsters (2011) — Contribuinte — 9 cópias
Shudders (1929) — Contribuinte — 7 cópias
More ghosts and marvels (1934) — Contribuinte — 7 cópias
When Churchyards Yawn (1963) — Contribuinte — 6 cópias
Kings of Horror — Autor — 5 cópias
The Sleeping and the Dead (1963) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
The Unquiet Grave (1964) — Contribuinte — 4 cópias
The great weird stories (1977) — Contribuinte — 4 cópias
Famous Fantastic Mysteries, Vol. 11, No. 3, February 1950 (1950) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Pre-Pulitzer Poetry — Introdução — 2 cópias
The Heptameron or Tales and Novels: Volume Two (1900) — Tradutor — 2 cópias
The Nightmare Reader (1973) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
150 anni in Giallo (1989) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Missing From Their Homes — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
The Reviewer, Volume IV, Number 4 (July 1924) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Tales of the Mysterious and Weird (1947) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome de batismo
Jones, Arthur Llewellyn
Outros nomes
Jones-Machen, Arthur Llewellyn
Data de nascimento
1863-03-03
Data de falecimento
1947-12-15
Local de enterro
Saint Mary Churchyard, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
UK
País (para mapa)
Wales, UK
UK
Local de nascimento
Caerleon, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK
Local de falecimento
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
Locais de residência
Llandewi Fach, Monmouthshire, UK
London, England, UK
Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
Educação
Hereford Cathedral School
Ocupação
novelist
essayist
short-story writer
clerk
teacher
actor (mostrar todas 8)
translator
journalist
Relacionamentos
Warner, Sylvia Townsend (niece)
Greenwood, Edwin (friend)
מאכן, ארתור
Organizações
Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn
Pequena biografia
Arthur Machen (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.

Membros

Discussions

Arthur Machen em The Weird Tradition (Agosto 2021)
THE DEEP ONES: "The Happy Children" by Arthur Machen em The Weird Tradition (Maio 2021)
THE DEEP ONES: "The Inmost Light" by Arthur Machen em The Weird Tradition (Janeiro 2021)
Reading Group #21 ('The Great God Pan') em Gothic Literature (Março 2018)
THE DEEP ONES: "The Great God Pan" by Arthur Machen em The Weird Tradition (Novembro 2014)
Underworld: Arthur Machen em BBC Radio 4 Listeners (Julho 2013)

Resenhas

Indescribable horrors are hinted at but never described except in their effects on various unfortunates who come in contact with a woman corrupted by an ambitious and unscrupulous doctor's experiment.
 
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ritaer | outras 37 resenhas | Mar 4, 2024 |
Horror in the Mind of the Beholder
Review of the Public Domain Kindle eBook edition (May 16, 2012) excerpted from the John Lane hardcover original (1894*).

The greatest horror tales I ever read is a tie between “The Great God Pan,” by Arthur Machen (novella) and "The Ceremonies," by T.E.D. Klein. - tweeted by Stephen King on February 9, 2024.


While doing research for my review of Stephen King's Holly (2023), I chanced upon the above statement in between the constant stream of King's anti-Trump tweets. Having read neither of the books mentioned, I immediately grabbed a free public domain copy of The Great God Pan. Klein's The Ceremonies (1984) with a rare used paperback listed at $102.55 Cdn. 😮 will have to wait its turn.

You shouldn't expect anything very explicit from this Victorian novella. It primarily consists of the conversations or the recorded letters of various paranormal investigators, doctors, scholars and such. The title villain and its progeny are never directly encountered but are constantly spoken about. The horror of it all is the extent to which your imagination will take you.

The greatest horror for me was actually in the first chapter where a diabolical experiment is performed on a hapless young woman in order for her to "see" into the other world. This "operation" consists of a method which pre-figures lobotomies (which weren't invented until 1935) by 45 years! The resulting spawn is unleashed upon the world until steps are taken to eradicate it.

See title page at https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/6e/Title_page--The_great_...
Title page from the John Lane 1894 edition with an illustration by Aubrey Beardsley. Image sourced from Wikipedia.

Footnote
* Goodreads shows 1890 as the year of first publication, but that was only an early version of Chapter 1 which appeared in The Whirlwind magazine. The full novella was not published until 1894 when it was paired with Machen's short story The Inmost Light.

Trivia and Link
The Great God Pan is in the Public Domain and can be read at various online sources such as Project Gutenberg. The Public Domain Kindle eBook is available free at Amazon.
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alanteder | outras 37 resenhas | Feb 15, 2024 |
Strange, influential story. You would need to be focused to read this to not miss anything. Stephen King called it as one of the greatest horror stories in English. Has some sexual scenes that must have been very surprising to readers back when this book came out in 1890. I liked it.
 
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Vivian_Metzger | outras 37 resenhas | Jan 14, 2024 |
A couple of times does that thing where it builds up and then when you think it's going to finally describe something, just cuts out. It's pretty pathetic, although I know a lot of people are cool with that sort of thing. To me it kind of blew the atmosphere. Which is a shame because it IS a very good atmosphere and it's pretty suspenseful. Even with that, though, it was enjoyable and I thought the ending was pretty alright considering it was of that style. Despite myself I was kept in suspense and if you don't mind anti-climaxes like that you'll enjoy this quite a bit I think. Good stuff slightly marred by a bit of poor writing.… (mais)
 
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tombomp | outras 37 resenhas | Oct 31, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
215
Also by
130
Membros
5,727
Popularidade
#4,313
Avaliação
3.8
Resenhas
115
ISBNs
637
Idiomas
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