Robert W. Chanbers' The King in Yellow, a collection of short stories, is considered one of the most important works of American supernatural fiction. Within the collection is "The Prophets' Paradise," a dream-like narrative of prose and poetry. Featuring personifications of Love and Truth, the story's structure has a palindrome-like quality with internal repetition. Romantic in tone and ambiguous in theme, "The Prophets' Paradise" is one of Chambers' more experimental pieces.
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Robert W. Chambers (Author)
Robert W. Chambers (1865–1933) was an illustrator, novelist, and short story writer. His most famous effort, The King in Yellow, is regarded as one of the most important works of American supernatural fiction. He also wrote several bestselling rom...