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Written by Charles Brockden BrownAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Charles Brockden Brown
Introduction by Caleb CrainAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Caleb Crain

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 412 pages
  • Publisher: Modern Library
  • On Sale: June 11, 2002
  • Price: $23.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-375-75903-1 (0-375-75903-4)
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Called a “remarkable story” by John Greenleaf Whittier and described by John Keats as “very powerful,” Wieland, Charles Brockden Brown’s disturbing 1798 tale of terror, is a masterpiece involving spontaneous combustion, disembodied voices, religious mania, and a gruesome murder based on a real-life incident.

This Modern Library Paperback Classic includes Wieland’s fragmentary sequel, Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist, as well as several other important but hard-to-find Brockden Brown short stories, including “Thessalonica,” “Walstein’s School of History,” and “Death of Cicero.” This collection also reproduces the newspaper account of the murder that inspired Wieland.