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Mi situación financiera fue descrita por un amigo como ‘sin blanca’. .. Creo que la mayor parte de la gente que allí vive cabe en la City. Arthur Machen, escritor galés de finales del siglo XIX e inicios del siglo X Declaraciones similares se han hecho de otra de sus obras, La Gente Blanca. Arthur Machen was a Welsh author and mystic of the s and early 20th century. He is best This led to further work as a translator from French, translating the Heptameron of Marguerite de Navarre, Le Moyen de Parvenir ( Fantastic Tales).

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The brilliance of Machen’s prose style never wavers. Estos dos nunca decepcionan. View all 28 comments.

Weird Fiction Writers and the Golden Dawn”. When we get to the pieces that were written during WW I however, we see another Machen. Highly recommended macuen Lovecraft fans, the White People is not some sort of supremacist fiction if any are frightened by the name. Machen’s story was widely denounced for its sexual and horrific content and consequently sold well, going into a second edition. Trivia About The White People This circular image represents the wholeness of the psychic ground or, to put it in mythic terms, the divinity incarnate in man.

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Aleister Crowley loved Machen’s works, feeling they contained “Magickal” truth, and put them on the reading list for his students, though Machen, who never met him, detested Crowley. And the narrator being female adds an additional charge of danger to the equation since females, even little girls, possess such a direct connection to intuition, emotions, feelings and the earth.


You may think this all strange nonsense; it may be strange, but it is true, and the ancients knew what lifting the veil means. Machen’s earlier works suddenly started becoming much-sought-after collectors’ items at this time, a position they have held ever since.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Arthur Machen. Retrieved 11 November P rated it really liked it Shelves: Aug 08, Katherine rated it really liked it. View macen 3 comments. One suspects that the horrors of WW I had dramatically changed Machen’s perception of the world, and his hope for the future. His stories more often than not leave you hanging, and, in addition to all of this, you are not quite sure what the point is to begin with.

I’ll briefly discuss each story this collection has to offer. I read two thirds of this intriguing collection of stories before returning it to the book shelf.

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Early Machen is dark, weird, and poetic, if occasionally lurid and pulpy. Of course, the appearance of a goddess would pose a serious threat to the prevailing male-centered, male-controlled Christian religion. The Terror is mostly alright, but omitting one of Machen’s essentials in what is the most widely available introductory book of his work is an unfortunate error.

It signifies the wholeness of the Self. Dyson who will be featured in several of the stories. Horror Fantastic and Supernatural Fiction”.


Shiel and Edgar Jepson. Machen’s literary significance is substantial; his stories have been translated into many languages and reprinted in short story anthologies countless times. However, following the scandal surrounding Oscar Wilde later that year, Machen’s association with works of decadent horror made it difficult for him to find a publisher for new works. Feb 11, David McGrogan rated it really liked it.

Lists with This Book. Lovecraft is quoted as being inspired by Machen, however his writing in my opinion falls well below the standard Machen has set.

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I mean, Lovecraft adored this chump, for god’s sake! I’m sorry but it’s very difficult for me to describe this book. While there were some powerful individual scenes and intriguing premises overall the stories were difficult for me to get attached to and I found myself longing to finish each story to get them out of the way rather than getting absorbed.

Lovecraft will recognize the style and iconic themes that Machen origina There are many good ghost story writers, but there are only a handful of “masters” of this genre. Soon after his marriage, Machen began to receive a series of legacies from Scottish relatives that allowed him to gradually devote more time to writing.