Charles Nodier (April 29, 1780 – January 27, 1844) 

An influential French author and librarian who introduced a younger generation of Romanticists to the conte fantastique, gothic literature, and vampire tales. His dream related writings influenced the later works of Gérard de Nerval. (Wikipedia)

From our stacks: Cover and frontispiece from Contes Fantastiques. Charles Nodier. Paris: Georges Crès et Cie. Londres: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., c.1914.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s