Sheridan Le Fanu | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Edna Kenton

This literature criticism consists of approximately 15 pages of analysis & critique of Sheridan Le Fanu.
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Critical Essay by Edna Kenton

SOURCE: "A Forgotten Creator of Ghosts," in The Bookman, New York, Vol. LXIX, No. 5, July, 1929, pp. 528-34.

In the excerpt that follows, Kenton presents Le Fanu as an important supernatural fiction writer and suggests a renewed interest in Le Fanu based on connections between his and the Brontës' writings.

He foresaw that the proprietors of Stayes would do him very well. In his bedroom at a country house he always looked first at the books on the shelf and the prints on the walls; he considered that these things gave a sort of measure of the culture and even of the character of his hosts. Though he had but little time to devote to them on this occasion a cursory inspection assured him that if the literature, as usual, was mainly American and humorous, the...

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