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Arthur Machen

(1863—1947) writer


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(1863–1947),

son of a Welsh clergyman, was deeply influenced by the Welsh landscape, and local folklore. He translated The Heptameron (1886) and The Memoirs of Casanova (1894) and began writing the mystic, supernatural tales of evil and horror for which he is best remembered. They include The Great God Pan (1894), The Hill of Dreams (1907), and The Three Impostors (1895). Other works include Hieroglyphics (1902, criticism); and Far off Things (1922) and Things Near and Far (1923), both autobiographical.

Subjects: Literature.


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