Maximilian J. Rudwin, “Devil Stories”


A collection of 20 stories selected by a pioneering scholar of the fantastic


From the 1910s through the 1930s, Maximilian J. Rudwin (1885-1946) produced some excellent pioneering scholarship on the European traditions of the fantastic in literature, especially as related to various manifestations of the devil.

Devils Stories collects twenty tales dealing with the Devil. It includes:


The Devil in a Nunnery

A Mediaeval Tale By Francis Oscar Mann

Belphagor, or the Marriage of the Devil (1549)

From the Italian of Niccolò Machiavelli

The Devil and Tom Walker (1824)

By Washington Irving

From the Memoirs of Satan (1828)

From the German of Wilhelm Hauff

St. John’s Eve (1830)

From the Russian of Nikolái Vasilévich Gógol

Translated by Isabel F. Hapgood

The Devil’s Wager (1833)

By William Makepeace Thackeray

The Painter’s Bargain (1834)

By William Makepeace Thackeray

Bon-Bon (1835)

By Edgar Allan Poe

The Printer’s Devil (1836)


The Devil’s Mother-in-Law (1859)

From the Spanish by Fernán Caballero

Translated by J. H. Ingram

The Generous Gambler (1864)

From the French of Charles Pierre Baude-laire

Translated by Arthur Symons

The Three Low Masses (1869)

A Christmas Story from the French of Al-phonse Daudet

Translated by Robert Routeledge

Devil-Puzzlers (1871)

By Frederick Beecher Perkins

The Devil’s Round (1874)

A Tale of Flemish Golf from the French of Charles Deulin

Translated by Isabel Bruce

With an introductory note by Andrew Lang

The Legend of Mont St.-Michel (1888)

From the French of Guy de Maupassant

The Demon Pope (1888)

By Richard Garnett

Madam Lucifer (1888)

By Richard Garnett

Lucifer (1895)

From the French of Anatole France

Translated by Alfred Allinson

The Devil (1899)

From the Russian of Maxím Gorky

Translated by Leo Wiener

The Devil and the Old Man (1905)

By John Masefield


Il Disoriente – Science Fiction Fantasy Adventure

A paperback and e-book series published by Intra.

Global readability, Italian charm.


  • Publisher: Intra (August 6, 2022)
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 297 pages
  • ISBN-13: 979-1259914378
  • Dimensions: 5 x 0.75 x 8 inches
  • Weight: 13.9 ounces
  • Price: $ 14,99 € 14,99 (paperback), € 4,99 (ebook Intra)




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