Essays on Le Fanu sought by online journalComments Off
Le Fanu Studies, a free online journal from Gothic Press edited by Gary William Crawford, is in need of essays for future issues. Essays may be on any aspect of J. Sheridan Le Fanu‘s life and works. Essays are also sought on Le Fanu’s contemporaries in supernatural or mystery fiction and also Irish authors of Le Fanu’s day.
The journal has its own house style loosely based on The MLA Style Manual. Essays should be under 15,000 words. For models of essays see the journal HERE
Collection of Le Fanu essays published by HippocampusComments Off
“Irish writer Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1814–1873) is one of the leading weird writers of the nineteenth century, the author of Green Tea, Carmilla, Uncle Silas, and other classic works. In this volume, the first collection of essays about Le Fanu, three distinguished scholars have amassed a wealth of material on every aspect of the author’s life, work, and influence. A biographical section features memoirs of Le Fanu along with reproductions of many portraits of the author. Early reviews of his many books are reprinted, as is important early criticism by M.R. James, E.F. Benson, V.S. Pritchett, and others. Recent essays by Jack Sullivan, John Langan, Victor Sage, and many others discuss a wide array of topics relating to Le Fanu’s writing. Nine of these essays are printed here for the first time. All in all, this book provides a definitive guide to the weird fiction of Le Fanu.”
Full details on the Hippocampus Press website