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Beckford, William, 1760-1844; Lonsdale, Roger H

William Beckford was a youthful millionaire who first published 'Vathek' in late 18th century France. He was exiled from England for his outrageous behaviour whilst at the same time being considered by Byron and Lovecraft as a great Gothic writer

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Published Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1998
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Statement of responsibility: William Beckford ; edited with an introduction and notes by Roger Lonsdale
ISBN: 0191561142, 9780191561146, 9780192836564
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxxvii]-xl).
Note: Beckford's Gothic novel, "Vathek", an Arabian tale, was originally written in French when the author was 21. It is the story of Caliph Vathek, whose eye can kill at a glance, who makes a pact with the Devil, Eblis.
Physical Description: xliii, 170 p.
Series: Oxford world's classics
Subject: Beckford, William; Gothic literature
Uniform Title: Vathek. English
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other formats: Also available in printed form.