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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Lovecraft pays tribute to the influence by directly incorporating some of Machen’s creations and references, such as Nodens and Aklointo his Cthulhu Mythos and using similar plotlines, most notably seen blxnca a comparison of ” The Dunwich Horror ” to The Great God Pan and of ” The Whisperer in Darkness ” to ” The Novel of the Black Seal “.

Retrieved 25 March Mar 11, Patrick rated it it was amazing Shelves: Alan Moore wrote an exploration of Machen’s mystical experiences in his work Snakes and Ladders.

Jul 04, Glenn Russell rated it it was amazing. At the age of macnen, Mache Arthur Machen was a leading Welsh author of the s. Dyson who will be featured in several of the stories. I mean I can’t even really write a description of what this book was about because I didn’t seem to understand it.

The prologue was the best bit in this story, where two men discuss the subject of sin. The prose is written like that of a machwn child. One can admire his craft, his passion for the otherworldly and for nature. It was published in by John Lane in the noted Keynotes Series, which was part of the growing aesthetic movement of the time. May 29, —. Among these races were a tribe of strange “white people” blanva gods?

The doctor prescribes a medicine and Francis takes ,a prescription to an old chemist to have it made up, an innocent-looking white powder that dissolves in a glass of cold water. It’s the Stephen King problem of great set up that stops at a brick wall of unscary, preachy or silly mediocrity.


Aniversarios mzchen hoy Horacio Quiroga 59 cuentista, poeta y dramaturgo uruguayo – This circular image represents the wholeness of the psychic ground or, to put it in mythic terms, the divinity incarnate in man. Save the last story, The Terrorwhich was definitely a vindication for my previously stated madness, the reason for three stars and why the book isn’t in my waste paper basket.

Machen’s translations in a spirited English style became standard ones for many years.

Arthur Machen

Paperbackpages. Want to Read genge. The year saw a revival in Machen’s literary fortunes. Also superior were the stories, “The Novel of the Black Seal” and “The Red Hand”, but all the stories in this collection were very go Arthur Machen was a Welsh writer of weird fiction who worked in the late s and early s.

At the age of eleven, Machen boarded at Hereford Cathedral School, where he received an excellent classical education. Archived from the original PDF on 28 February There was no climax. Why am I so torn. James and Lord Dunsany machfn two such gifted storytellers.

Now my first reading of Machen was a highly enjoyable one, and I really liked the tales in this collection. Likewise, Current 93 have drawn on the mystical and occult leanings of Machen, with songs such as “The Inmost Light”, which shares its title with Machen’s story. The duality in man, being torn between nature and myth and the snaring confines of modern life in the city.

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He wanted and needed to write about his primary interest — the dwellers in gejte world of otherness. Pure crap, that’s what it is, if you ask me. It is a bit long winded but still better than “The white people”. Lovecraft owes a great debt to Machen for establishing the foundations of the Cthulhu Mythos more Lovecraftian, really, than Machen. Going through a collection of his best output – from early to late work – proves to be both genhe invigorating as well as slightly depressing experience.

He is best known for his influential supernaturalfantasy macnen, and horror fiction. Not every story was a winner — some were downright dull, in a particularly Victorian way — but the better stories, “Novel of the Black Machwn and “The Terror” are solid gold.


Around Machen began to publish in literary magazines, writing stories influenced by the works of Robert Louis Stevensonsome of which used gothic or fantastic themes.

Just dry as dry can be. Brilliant edition of one of the best horror authors of all time. Retrieved 14 April It’s the best of the collection in my opinion.

Joel Ayala Alicea’s review of The White People and Other Weird Stories

It’s a delight to reread Arthur Machen. The green book is not interesting due to the content itself but because of what the content says about the attitude towards self sufficient women who run against the common grain of society.

In the ultimate cop-out the story does not even end. In February his son Hilary was born, followed by a daughter Janet in He is best known for his influential supernatural, fantasy, and horror fiction. He begins to have visions of another spiritual life in the tedious monotony of life all lz him, and he comes to doubt that true happiness and human fulfilment can be found in modern, city existence. Those writers who failed to achieve this, or far worse did not even attempt it, received short shrift from Machen.

It’s Machen’s signature piece. Pero ciertos hechos le hacen pensar que algo no va del todo bien en esta familia. The Friends of Arthur Machen FoAM is a non-profit international literary society founded in dedicated to supporting machne in Arthur Machen and his work, and to aid research. This led in to a second marriage, to Dorothie Purefoy Hudleston, which brought Machen much happiness.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Machen, unusually for a weird fiction author of his era, could arthyr write.