Vincent Price strangling Basil Rathbone in ‘Tales of Terror’ (1962)

The Horror, the Horror

Thirty-eight centuries of supernatural lit.

Oct 7, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 05 • By MICHAEL DIRDA

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Portrait of John Keats by William Hilton

Poet of Loss

Dead at 25, Keats is forever the passionate voice.

Apr 22, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 30

Julian Symons

Symons Said

On the trail of a strange, elusive life in literature.

Dec 17, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 14

Photo from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Funny Girls

The case for devouring two modern comic classics.

Dec 19, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 14

Yeats in Love

Yeats in Love

‘A woman won or a woman lost’

Jan 31, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 19

Lord of the Flies

Piggy’s Back

The case for William Golding

Jul 26, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 42

Forever Green

A dreamer's voyage, a voyage of dreams, between two continents.

Nov 2, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 07

The Man Within

Graham Greene and his correspondence.

May 4, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 31

High Victorian Eye

On reading Lord Macaulay's 'Literary Essays'

Nov 3, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 08

Booked Up

Nicholas Basbanes and the world of bibliomania.

May 8, 2006, Vol. 11, No. 32

The Ghost Master

The supernatural affinity of M.R. James.

Jan 2, 2006, Vol. 11, No. 16

The Horror, the Horror!

H.P. Lovecraft enters the American canon.

Mar 7, 2005, Vol. 10, No. 23

A Clubbable Man

Lord Dunsany's fantastic tales of Joseph Jorkens, the club storyteller, come back into print.

Jul 19, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 42

Laughing at Augustus

A comic classic slips back into print

Jan 22, 2001, Vol. 6, No. 18

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