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An edition of Vathek (1815)

Vathek

an Arabian tale, 1786

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An edition of Vathek (1815)

Vathek

an Arabian tale, 1786

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Publisher
Scolar Press
Language
English
Pages
334

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Vathek is one of the earliest and most influential Gothic novels. Its hero is the Caliph Vathek who renounces Islam in a hedonistic quest for supernatural powers, which leads to his downfall. Beckford's genius was in marrying Orientalism with the Gothic, both sources of fascination and delight to reading audiences of the time.

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Edition Availability
Cover of: Vathek
Vathek
1983, Oxford University Press
in English - [Rev. ed.].
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Vathek.
1972, Scholar's Facsimiles & Reprints
in English
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Vathek: an Arabian tale, 1786
1971, Scolar Press
in English
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Vathek.
1923, P. Allan
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Vathek
1922, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent
in English
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Cover of: The history of the Caliph Vathek / by William Beckford.
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Vathek: an Arabian tale
1834, R. Bentley, Bell and Bradfute
Cover of: Vathek
Vathek
1816, Printed for W. Clarke, New Bond street
- 3rd ed., rev. and corrected.
Cover of: Vathek.
Vathek.
1815, Chez Clarke

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Menston

Edition Notes

Facsim. of 1st. ed., London, J. Johnson, 1786.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
843/.5
Library of Congress
PZ3.B389 V26, PQ1957.B29 V26

The Physical Object

Pagination
[3], vii, 334 p.
Number of pages
334

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL5328364M
Internet Archive
vathekarabiantal0000beck
ISBN 10
085417611X
LCCN
72181337
OCLC/WorldCat
393632
Goodreads
800821

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