Below, you will find a short collection
of some of my favorite internet sites...
A newer publisher,
that specializes in affordable reprints of 18th
and early 19th century gothic novels and also supernatural fiction
and thrillers of the 1890's. They've a very fine
set of paperback reprints of extremely rare Richard
Marsh novels and short story collections that
are real bargains.
Gaslight, the oldest
and probably best electronic text library online
that specializes in Victorian & Edwardian genre
A good introduction
to the British author and academic who may be the
greatest ghost story writer of all time.
The much respected
and influential journal that publishes essays &
fiction relating to the works of Professor
M.R. James; G&S has been edited for many years
by Rosemary Pardoe.
A series of pages
dedicated to the great Welsh horror author &
fantasist by his leading fan society.
A page devoted
to the prolific & very eccentric Belgian horror writer/fantasist
(French language page).
thorough compendium of biographical information,
bibliography, and linked e-texts for many gothic,
ghost, and horror genre authors of the late 18th,
19th and early 20th Centuries.
text-centered site, with less common works by
Blayre," Bernard Capes, Ralph Adams Cram, Vernon
Lee, Villiers de L’isle Adam, Richard Marsh, W.C.
Morrow, Barry Pain, E.G. Swain, & others.
Located in Richmond,
Virginia, just down the street from the former location
of Poe's first major employer, The
Southern Literary Messenger,
this small but wonderful museum houses many rare
relics and artifacts associated with the life of
America's greatest author of the macabre.
The most comprehensive
internet source for the French "theatre of
terror," in business in the seedy Parisian
Pigalle district from 1897-1962. The site contains
bibliography, rare photos, and historical matter
about the theatre and its most prominent authors.
A recent French-language
publication, a "revue de littérature étrange
et fantastique," that revives rare 19th &
early 20th century weird fiction by Jean Lorrain,
Marcel Schwob, Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, and others.
A good attempt
to create a comprehensive database of biographical
and bibliographical data for hundreds of supernatural
The official fan
club for the greatest silent movie comedian, Buster
The first site dedicated
to Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, Buster Keaton's
friend and mentor, and the most popular silent comedian
at the American box office in the 1910's and early
1920's besides Charlie Chaplin.
radio" station that features music of the 1925-1935
era, "from frantic Charlestons danced to by a generation of flappers to sentimental
ballads performed by the early crooners...from the hot jazz bands of the top
Harlem nightclubs to the popular dance bands of the formative years of the swing
and big band eras."
A massive collection
of Real Audio sound files of pre-1930 "hot
jazz" recordings remastered from the original
lives. ...And the Coon-Sanders
Nighthawks still syncopate.
gonna rise again!"
(Well, not really,
but I find this to be the best, most intelligent
set of pages dealing with the culture of my part
of the United States. There's also a fair
amount of e-text Southern literature right about
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