Manly Wade Wellman


Manly Wade Wellman
Manly Wade Wellman
Naissance 21 mai 1903
Angola
Décès 5 avril 1986
Langue d'écriture anglais
Genres horreur
fantasy
Distinctions prix World Fantasy
prix Edgar Allan Poe

Manly Wade Wellman est un auteur américain, né le 21 mai 1903 et décédé le 5 avril 1986.

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Biographie

Wellman est né en Angola. Il étudie à l’université municipale de Wichita (devenue ensuite université d’État) au Kansas, puis obtient son diplôme à l’université Columbia. Il a longtemps vécu en Caroline du Nord.

Il a reçu plusieurs récompenses, dont un prix World Fantasy et un prix Edgar Allan Poe.

Il est principalement connu pour ses roman d’horreur et de fantasy dans les Appalaches dépeignant le folklore de la région, mais a touché à de nombreux genres dont la science-fiction, la fantasy, la fiction historique, le roman policier, le Spirit lorsque son créateur, Will Eisner, combattait durant la seconde guerre mondiale.

Œuvres

Les titres donnés sont les titres originaux.

Science-fiction et fantasy

  • 1929 – The Invading Asteroid
  • 1941 – Sojarr of Titan
  • 1941 – The Devil's Asteroid
  • 1950 – The Beasts from Beyond [ou Strangers on the Heights]
  • 1951 – Devil's Planet
  • 1957 – Twice in Time
  • 1959 – The Dark Destroyers [version courte de Nuisance Value]
  • 1959 – Giants from Eternity
  • 1961 – Island in the Sky
  • 1968 – The Solar Invasion (roman avec Captain Future)
  • 1975 – Worse Things Waiting (recueil, vainqueur d’un World Fantasy Award du meilleur recueil l’année de sa sortie)
  • 1975 – Sherlock Holmes's War of the Worlds, avec Wade Wellman
  • 1977 – The Beyonders
  • 1987 – The Valley So Low: Southern Mountain Stories (Ed. Karl E. Wagner, recueil)
  • 2000 à 2003 – The Collected Stories of Manly Wade Wellman :
    1. The Third Cry to Legba and Other Invocations (2000) (histoires de John Thunstone et Lee Cobbett)
    2. The Devil is Not Mocked and Other Warnings (2001)
    3. Fearful Rock and Other Precarious Locales (2001) (histoires de Judge Pursuivant et Sergeant Jaeger)
    4. Sin’s Doorway and Other Ominous Entrances (2003)
    5. Owls Hoot in the Daytime and Other Omens (2003) (histoires de John the Balladeer)

Anthologies et romans consacrés à Silver

  • 1963 – Who Fears the Devil?
  • 1979 – The Old Gods Waken
  • 1980 – After Dark
  • 1981 – The Lost and the Lurking
  • 1982 – The Hanging Stones
  • 1984 – The Voice of the Mountain
  • 1988 – John the Balladeer (Ed. Karl E. Wagner, recueil de toutes les nouvelles avec Silver John)
  • 2003 – Owls Hoot In The Daytime And Other Omens (Ed. Night Shade Press, contient également toutes les nouvelles avec Silver John)

Anthologies et romans consacrés à John Thunstone

  • 1981 – modifier] Littérature jeunesse
    • 1927 – The Lion Roared (contes d’horreur)
    • 1947 – The Sleuth Patrol
    • 1948 – The Mystery of Lost Valley
    • 1950 – The Raiders of Beaver Lake
    • 1951 – The Haunts of Drowning Creek
    • 1952 – Wild Dogs of Drowning Creek
    • 1953 – The Last Mammoth
    • 1954 – Gray Riders: Jeb Stuart and His Men
    • 1954 – Rebel Mail Runner
    • 1955 – Flag on the Levee
    • 1956 – To Lands Unknown
    • 1956 – Young Squire Morgan
    • 1957 – Lights over Skelton Ridge
    • 1957 – The Master of Scare Hollow
    • 1958 à 1960 – Iron Scouts Trilogy
      • The Ghost Battalion: A Story of the Iron Scouts (1958)
      • Ride, Rebels!: Adventures of the Iron Scouts (1959)
      • Appomattox Road: Final Adventures of the Iron Scouts (1960)
    • 1960 – Third String Center
    • 1961 – Rifles at Ramsour's Mill: A Tale of the Revolutionary War
    • 1962 – Battle for King's Mountain
    • 1962 – Clash on the Catawba
    • 1963 – The South Fork Rangers
    • 1963 – The River Pirates
    • 1963 – Settlement on Shocco: Adventures in Colonial Carolina
    • 1964 – Mystery at Bear Paw Gap
    • 1966 – The Specter of Bear Paw Creek
    • 1966 – Battle at Bear Paw Gap
    • 1967 – Jamestown Adventure
    • 1968 – Brave Horse: The Story of Janus
    • 1968 – Carolina Pirate
    • 1969 – Frontier Reporter
    • 1969 – Mountain Feud
    • 1971 – Fast Break Five

    Autres romans

    • 1947 – A Double Life
    • 1947 – Find My Killer
    • 1955 – Fort Sun Dance (western)
    •  ???? – Not At These Hands
    • 1960 – Candle of the Wicked
    • 1986 – Cahena (roman historique)

    Autres ouvrages

    • 1949 – Giant in Gray: A Biography of Wade Hampton III of South Carolina
    • 1954 – Dead and Gone: Classic Crimes of North Carolina, vainqueur du prix Edgar du meilleur récit de crime (« Best Fact Crime ») en 1956
    • 1956 – Rebel Boast: First at Bethel, Last at Apppomattox
    • 1957 – Fastest on the River: The Great Race Between the Natchez and the Robert E. Lee
    • 1958 – The Life and Times of Sir Archie, avec Elizabeth A. C. Blanchard
    • 1959 – The County of Warren, 1586-1917
    • 1959 – They Took Their Stand: The Founders of the Confederacy
    • 1959 – The Rebel Songster: Songs the Confederates Sang
    • 1960 – Harpers Ferry, Prize of War
    • 1961 – The County of Gaston, avec Robert F. Cope
    • 1962 – The County of Moore, 1947-1947
    • 1966 – Winston-Salem:The Founders
    • 1970 – Napoleon of the West: A Story of the Aaron Burr Conspiracy
    • 1971 – The Kingdom of Madison: A Southern Mountain Fastness And Its People
    • 1974 – The Story of Moore County
    • 1976 – A City's Culture: Painting, Music, Literature

    Prix

    Remportés

    Sélections

    Informations externes

    Sur les autres projets Wikimedia :

    Bibliographie

    • (en) Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, Vol. 6, William S. Powell, Ed. (1996) at 160-161 (Article by William S. Powell).
    • (en) Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers: A Bibliography of First Printings of Their Fiction, L. W. Currey, G. K. Hall & Co., 1979.

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