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Capes, Bernard, 1854-1918

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    • us: Capes, B. E. J., 1854-1918
    • us: Capes, Bernard (Bernard Edward Joseph), 1854-1918
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    • Capes, Bernard Edward Joseph, -1918
    • Capes, Bernard Edward Joseph, d. 1918
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    • found: His The story of Fifine ... 1914.
    • found: His The house of many voices, 1911: t.p. (Bernard Capes)
    • found: BL auth. file, 18 July 2007 (hdg.: Capes, Bernard,1854-1918)
    • found: The mill of silence, 1897: title page (by B. E. J. Capes)
    • found: Our lady of darkness, 1899: title page (by Bernard Capes)
    • found: At a winter's fire, 1899: title page (by Bernard Capes)
    • found: The mystery of the skeleton key, 2015: title page (Bernard Capes), "Introduction" by Hugh Lamb, February 2015 page v (Bernard Edward Joseph Capes was born in London on 30 August 1854 ... in 1888 when he went to work for the publishers Eglington and Co. ... novel writing under the pseudonym 'Bevis Cane': The Haunted Tower (1888) and The Missing Man 1889 ... [did not use this name again]) page vii (... he died 1 November 1918 ...)
    • found: Contemporary Authors Online, via library subscription, viewed December 17, 2017: "Bernard Capes." Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2000 (Born: 1854 in London, United Kingdom; Died: 1918 in Winchester, United Kingdom ... Born August 30, 1854, in London, England; died November 2, 1918 ... Career: Worked in a tea broker's office during the 1870s; worked for publishers Eglington and Company, 1888; Theatre magazine, co-editor, 1890, editor, 1891-92; journalist and novelist, 1892-1918 ... Bernard Capes was a prolific, popular writer of the late nineteenth century. Though Capes cranked out stories for a living, he also added unusual touches to his fiction that placed him somewhat above the level of other "penny dreadful" writers ... Capes wrote his own style of strange genre fiction until the end of his life in 1918 ...)
    • found: Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online, via library subscription, viewed December 17, 2017: Mathews, Carolyn. "Bernard Capes (30 August 1854-2 November 1918)." British Short-Fiction Writers, 1880-1914: The Romantic Tradition, edited by William F. Naufftus, vol. 156, Gale, 1995, pp. 58-63. Dictionary of Literary Biography Vol. 156. Dictionary of Literary Biography Main Series.
    • found: SFE, the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (Website), viewed December 28, 2017: entry for Capes, Bernard, May 24, 2017 ((1854-1918) UK author, active from the late 1880s, initially writing as by Bevis Cane, his first novel, The Haunted Tower (1888), being under that name. Capes's first novel under his own name, The Mill of Silence (1897), is a complex supernatural tale, incorporating ghosts and hints of legendary upwellings. Some of his tales are of sf interest ... Bernard Edward Joseph Capes, born London: 30 August 1854, died London: 2 November 1918) {}
    • found: VIAF, October 29, 2017: (access points: Capes, Bernard Edward Joseph, -1918; Capes, Bernard, 1854-1918; Capes, Bernard Edward Joseph, 1854-1918; Capes, Bernard (Bernard Edward Joseph), 1854-1918; Capes, Bernard Edward Joseph) {}
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    • PR6005.A53
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    • 1982-09-24: new
    • 2018-01-26: revised
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