Seven Gothic Tales: The Deluge at Norderney; The Old Chevalier; The Monkey; The Roads Round Pisa; The Supper at Elsinore; The Dreamers; The Poet
by Dinesen, Isak [von Blixen-Finecke, Karen]; Canfield, Dorothy
x, 420 pp. 8vo. Author's first book. "Originally published in 1934, Seven Gothic Tales, the first book by 'one of the finest and most singular artists of our time' (The Atlantic), is a modern classic. Here are seven exquisite tales combining the keen psychological insight characteristic of the modern short story with the haunting mystery of the nineteenth-century Gothic tale, in the tradition of writers such as Goethe, Hoffmann, and Poe." CONTENTS: Introduction by Dorothy Canfield; The Deluge at Norderney; The Old Chevalier; The Monkey; The Roads Round Pisa; The Supper at Elsinore; The Dreamers; The Poet.Keywords: CLASSICS LITERATURE GOTHIC TALES COLLECTED SHORT WORKS HISTORICAL FICTION First edition. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, top edge of rear board lightly soiled. New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1934. First Edition. Collectible; Very Good/Good. (Inventory #: 2195724)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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