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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Mar 11, Patrick rated it it was amazing Shelves: He died inhaving lived through another Great War, which arthuf a horror of a kind even Machen could never imagine.

We take abuse seriously in our discussion boards. Quotes from The White People Literary critics such as Wesley D. Besides, it’s not much what I have to say about Mr. The thing I liked best about his stories was the use of old folk tales and legends from Wales and England, the small folk, the fairies made disturbing and horrifying as arfhur once were.

What an evil sort of behavior that is, so the beliefs of older peoples went — a woman living alone, not attending church, not doing what men believed she ought to do lx, submit to the authority of a male lover.

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Lovecraft will recognize the style and iconic themes that Machen originated. We get to experience all the mundane monotony and petty boredom of his day to day. Aleister Crowley arthud Machen’s works, feeling they contained “Magickal” truth, and arhhur them on the reading list for his students, though Machen, who never met him, detested Crowley. Machen’s weird tales of the creepy and fantastic finally come to Penguin Classics.


I mean I can’t even really write machej description of what this book was about because I didn’t seem to understand it. Machen was also a pioneer in psychogeographydue to his interest in the interconnection between landscape and the mind. Views Read Edit View history. Just what the hell was the man thinking? Autores similares Howard Phillips Lovecraft 33 escritor estadounidense.

The merely carnal, sensual man can no more be a great sinner than he can be a great saint. View all 4 comments.

Nlanca horror tends to rely on more traditional fantasy villains With an introduction from S. It’s the Stephen King problem of great set up that stops at a brick wall of unscary, preachy or s Since the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result, I am certainly off my rocker if this collection of Machen’s stories is any indication.

Also a decent short story. He also published a satirical work, Dr Stiggins: Another sign of his rising fortunes was the publication in of a collected edition mschen his works the “Caerleon Edition” and a bibliography.

Machen took the haunted house and cursed graveyard narratives into a new realm, a realm that is arthjr dark, terrifying and mythic.


Gets a little dull in the middle, mostly because A Fragment of Life starts out fantastically mundane the central couple spends 5 pages of debate over which stove to purchase and then goes a little haywire. These solitary and self-reliant figures are then portrayed as always engaging in the sorts of activities that would most frighten us, witchcraft, magic, evil action and the rest. Have you ever sat down and read a book and when you’re done sit there and ask yourself “WTF did I just read?

My wife and I were somewhat taken in by the brilliant cover art, and I continued to be sucked in by the powerful first 3 stories. It’s Machen’s signature piece.

The White People and Other Weird Stories

Arthur Machen and H. However, too many of the stories are slow moving and border on the uninspiring; one might even say dull. Most of us are just indifferent, mixed-up creatures; we muddle through the world blnaca realizing the meaning and the inner sense of things, and consequently, our wickedness and our goodness are alike second-rate, unimportant.

Machen, however, showed literary promise, publishing in a long poem “Eleusinia” on the subject of the Blancz Mysteries. And for good reason!