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  • Author:
    Peter Haining
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    0800815904
  • ISBN13:
    978-0800815905
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    Taplinger Pub. Co (1971)
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    235 pages
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Insightful anthology of Victorian tales of witchcraft by some of the period's best female writers.

Insightful anthology of Victorian tales of witchcraft by some of the period's best female writers. This is an important work for those interested in the Victorian period, the period's female literati-and witch lore. 5 people found this helpful.

A Circle of Witches book. CONTENTS:Introduction - Peter HainingPart One: FactMrs. Born in Enfield, Middlesex, he began his career as a reporter in Essex and then moved to London where he worked on a trade magazine before joining the publishing house of New English Library.

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Peter Haining A circle of witches: an anthology of Victorian witchcraft 1971 p220 "THE SATANIST Mrs Hugh Fraser Mrs Hugh Fraser (1864-1925). along with several other stories of the same period set the standards for today's occult fiction and can be seen mirrored in the tales of August Derleth, Dennis Wheatley and

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Format:Unknown Binding. Release Date:January 1971.

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Not all witches are repellent old crones. Perhaps more suited to Victorian tastes were the fragile, virginal maidens ensnared into illicit communion with The Prince of Darkness who beguiled young swains with their ""silver laugh"" to certain perdition (""She has drained of health, she has drained of mind and soul""). Coming from the quills of genteel Victorian matrons whiling away the hours between needlework and afternoon tea, these tales of ""exquisite tortures,"" maimed, defiled, and branded women, palpitate with repressed horrors.

A Circle of Witches: An Anthology of Victorian Witchcraft Stories .

A Circle of Witches: An Anthology of Victorian Witchcraft Stories, Taplinger (New York, NY), 1971. The Mammoth Book of Twentieth-Century Ghost Stories, Carroll & Graf (New York, NY), 1998. More recently, Haining told CA, "I believe that an anthology should read like a good novel, with a beginning, middle, and end-each story taking the reader through new discoveries about the theme with the change of author being barely discernable wherever possible.

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