A Donald Sidney-Fryer Bibliography

 

by Alan Gullette

 

[ Poems and Prose Poems ] [ Essays and Bibliographic ]

[ Translations ] [ Works Edited ] [ About ]

 

 

I.  Poems and Prose Poems

 

A. Separate Publications

 

Songs and Sonnets Atlantean.  Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1971.  [2,045 copies.]

Songs and Sonnets Atlantean: The Second Series.  Holicong, PA: Wildside Press, 2003.

Songs and Sonnets Atlantean: The Third Series.  Los Angeles, CA: Phosphor Lantern Press, 2005.

The Atlantis Fragments: The Trilogy of the Songs and Sonnets Atlantean.  New York, NY: Hippocampus Press, 2008.

 

B. Individual Poems

 

Donald Sidney-Fryer's poetry has appeared in: The Arkham Collector, Coven 13, The Cthulhu Codex, Flame Annual, The Galley Sail Review, Haunted, Macabre, Nocturne, Nyctalops, The Romantist, San Francisco, Weird Tales, Worlds of Fantasy and Horror, Witchcraft and Sorcery and The Young Physique.  Here are a few details:

 

"Copán." The Romantist No. 9-10 (1985-86[1997]): 26.

"A Fragment." Omniumgathum: An Anthology of Verse by Top Authors in the Field of Fantasy.  Ed., Jonathan Bacon and Steve Troyanovich. Stygian Isle Press, 1976 [October 1984], p. 43.

"Lullaby." Omniumgathum: An Anthology of Verse by Top Authors in the Field of Fantasy.  Ed., Jonathan Bacon and Steve Troyanovich. Stygian Isle Press, 1976 [October 1984], p. 41.

"Minor Chronicles of Atlantis, Nyctalops 11-12 (Vol II, No 4/5)(April 1975): 60-63.

"The Monodon Monoceros." Weird Tales #314 (1998).

"Our Lady of the Unicorn." Weird Tales #318 (Winter 2000).

"To Clark Ashton Smith." Nyctalops 7 (A Special Clark Ashton Smith Memorial Issue). (August 1972): 99 [inside back cover].

 

II.  Essays and Bibliographic                                                                             <top>

 

A. Separate Publications

 

A Checklist of the Ballet Scores of Cesare Pugni (Enciclopedia dello Spettacolo, Vol VIII, Rome, 1961).

Clark Ashton Smith: The Sorcerer Departs (West Hills, CA : Tsathoggua Press, 1997).  37pp. Major revision of the seminal essay from In Memoriam.

Clark Ashton Smith: The Sorcerer Departs (Paris: Silver Key Press, 2007).  40pp. Newly revised.

The Emperor of Dreams: A Clark Ashton Smith Bibliography. Compiled by Donald Sidney-Fryer & divers hands. West Kingston, RI: Donald M. Grant Publisher, Inc., [June] 1978. 303pp.

The Last of the Great Romantic Poets. Albuquerque, NM: Silver Scarab Press, 1973. 28pp.

 

B. Articles

 

"About Clark Ashton Smith and The Hashish-Eater." The Hashish-Eater by Clark Ashton Smith.  New York, NY: Hippocampus Press, 2008.

"Afterword." The Averoigne Chronicles by Clark Ashton Smith, illustrated by Fernando Duval with introductions by Gahan Wilson and Ron Hilger and an afterword by Donald Sidney-Fryer. (Forthcoming from Donald M. Grant.)

"Afterword and Notes."  As Green As Emeraude by Margo Skinner.  San Francisco: Dawn Heron Press, [Dec] 1990, p. 85.

"The Alleged Influence of Lord Dunsany on Clark Ashton Smith." AMRA No. 23 (January 1963): [page?]; reprinted, Klarkash-Ton #1 (1988): [page?].

"Arthur Machen and King Arthur: Sovereigns of Dream." Nyctalops 11-12 (Vol II, No 4/5)(April 1975): 89-122.

"The Atlantis Fragments: Some Textual Corrections.", Nyctalops 11-12 (Vol II, No 4/5)(April 1975): 66.

"Bertrand, Dijon, and Gaspard: An Introduction." Gaspard de la Nuit: Fantasies in the manner of Rembrandt and Callot by Aloysius Bertrand.  Translated from the French with an Introduction by Donald Sidney-Fryer.  Encino, CA: Black Coat Press, 2004.

"Biography of Donald Sidney-Fryer." Nyctalops 11-12 (Vol II, No 4/5)(April 1975): 57.

"Clark Ashton Smith, Poet in Prose" (Introduction). Poems in Prose by Clark Ashton Smith.  Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1965, pp.?-?

"Cosmic Troubadours." Nyctalops 11-12 (Vol II, No 4/5)(April 1975): 70-72.

"A Defense and Illustration of One Poetic Method." Nyctalops 11-12 (Vol II, No 4/5)(April 1975): 81-87.

"Grim News from the Far Future" (Introduction). The Last Continent: New Tales of  Zothique. Ed., John Pelan. Centreville, VA: ShadowLands Press [Bereshith Publishing], 1999, pp. ?-?.

"Hesperian Laureate: George Sterling 1869-1926." The Romantist No. 1 (1977): 13-27.

"Introduction." Autumn Roses by G. Sutton Breiding.  Albuquerque, NM: Silver Scarab Press, 1984, pp. iii-iv.

"Introduction." Etchings in Ivory by Robert E. Howard. [Where?]: Glenn Lord, 1968,  pp. ?-?.

"Introduction." Journal of an Astronaut by G. Sutton Breiding. Denver, CO: Ocean View Books, 1993, pp. ?-?.

"'Klarkash-Ton' Versus 'Clark Ashton.'" With Rah Hoffman.  The Dark Eidolon: The Journal of Smith Studies, #2 (July 1989): 25.

"The Last Enchaunter" (Introduction). The Last Incantation by Clark Ashton Smith. Ed., Donald Sidney-Fryer. New York: Pocket/Timescape, 1982, pp. 1-4.

"The Light at the End of the Tunnel" (Introduction). Groping Toward the Light: Poems for Midnight and After by Darrell Schweitzer.  Berkeley Heights, NJ: Wildside Press, 2000, pp. xiii-xiv.

"Lyricist of Lost Worlds" (Introduction). The Monster of the Prophecy by Clark Ashton Smith. Ed., Donald Sidney-Fryer.  New York: Pocket/Timescape, 1983, pp. 7-10.

"A Memoir of Timeus Gaylord: Reminiscenses of Two Visits with Clark Ashton Smith, &c." The Romantist No. 2 (1978): 1-19.

"O Amor Atque Realitas!: Clark Ashton Smith's First Adult Fiction." The Dark Eidolon: The Journal of Smith Studies, #3 (Winter, 1993): 22-25.

"On the Authorship of a Review of Ebony and Crystal." Continuity (October 2000): 15.

"Poet of the Singing Flame" (Introduction). The City of the Singing Flame by Clark Ashton Smith. Ed., with introduction by Donald Sidney-Fryer. New York: Pocket/Timescape, 1981, pp. 9-12.

"Principal Facts of Biography [of Clark Ashton Smith]." Emperor of Dreams: A Clark Ashton Smith Bibliography, Donald Sidney-Fryer. West Kingston, RI: Donald M. Grant Publisher, Inc., 1978.

"Romantist Nonpareil."  An F. Marion Crawford Companion.  By John C. Moran.  Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1981. Introductory essay on Crawford by DSF, pp. [xxix]-xxv.

"The Sorcerer Departs." In Memoriam: Clark Ashton Smith.  Ed. Jack L. Chalker. Baltimore: Anthem, 1963, pp. ?-?.

"The Spenser Experiment." Nyctalops 11-12 (Vol II, No 4/5)(April 1975): 74-77.

"A Visionary of Doom" (Introduction). A Vision of Doom: Poems by Ambrose Bierce. Ed., Donald Sidney-Fryer.  West Kingston, RI: Donald M. Grant Publisher, Inc., 1980, pp. 9-29.

 

 

III. Translations                                                                                                    <top>

 

A. General

 

Translations from Prince Atlantarion, King Atlantarion I, Athallarion, Michel de Labretagne, Pierre de Ronsard, Luiose Labé and José-Maria de Heredia appear in Songs and Sonnets Atlantean.  Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1971.

Translations from Prince Atlantarion, Michel de Labretagne, José-Maria de Heredia and Baudelaire appear in Songs and Sonnets Atlantean: The Second Series.  Holicong, PA: Wildside Press, 2003. 

Translations from King Atlantarion I, Prince Atlantarion, Aänsess of the Astazhan, Michel de Labretagne and José-Maria de Heredia appear in Songs and Sonnets Atlantean: The Third Series.  Los Angeles: Phosphor Lantern Press, 2005.

 

B. Separate Publications

 

''Upon a Ruined Bust of Marble'' by José-Maria de Heredia. Yawning Vortex 6 (Vol 2, No 2) (August-September, 1995): 39.

Gaspard de la Nuit: Fantasies in the manner of Rembrandt and Callot by Aloysius Bertrand.  Translated from the French with an Introduction by Donald Sidney-Fryer.  Encino, CA: Black Coat Press, 2004. Order.

 

 

IV.  Works Edited                                                                                                     <top>

 

The Black Book of Clark Ashton Smith. Transcribed by R. A. Hoffman & Donald Sidney-Fryer. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1979.

The City of the Singing Flame by Clark Ashton Smith.  New York: Pocket/Timescape, 1981.

Devil's Notebook: Collected Epigrams and Pensées of Clark Ashton Smith.  Compiled by Donald Sidney-Fryer, edited with an Introduction by Don Herron.  Mercer Island, WA: Starmont House, Inc., 1990.

"A Garland of Poems by George Sterling.  Selected, with notes, by Donald Sidney-Fryer." The Romantist No. 1 (1977): 29-42.

The Hashish-Eater by Clark Ashton Smith.  Edited (with notes) by Donald Sidney-Fryer. Privately issued [Innervisions Group Design Firm], Sacramento, CA, 1990.

The Hashish-Eater by Clark Ashton Smith.  New York, NY: Hippocampus Press, 2008.

The Last Incantation by Clark Ashton Smith.  New York: Pocket/Timescape, 1982.

The Monster of the Prophecy by Clark Ashton Smith. New York: Pocket/Timescape, 1983.

Other Dimensions by Clark Ashton Smith.  Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1970.

Poems in Prose by Clark Ashton Smith.  Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1965.

Selected Poems by Clark Ashton Smith.  Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1973.  [Uncredited editorial work.]

Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction & Essays of Clark Ashton Smith. Edited by Steve Behrends, Donald Sidney-Fryer and Rah Hoffman.  New York: Greenwood Press, 1989.

A Vision of Doom by Ambrose Bierce. West Kingston, RI: Donald M. Grant Publisher, Inc., June 1980.

 

V.  About Donald Sidney-Fryer                                                                             <top>

 

Biographical

Sidney-Fryer, Donald. "Biography of Donald Sidney-Fryer." Nyctalops 11-12 (Vol II, No 4/5)(April 1975): 57.

 

Critical Reviews

Gindre, Philippe. "Songs and Sonnets Atlantean: The Second Series." Le Boudoir des Gorgones, Revue de litterature étrange et fantastique No. 7 (October 2003): 56-58.

Herron, Don.  "A Key to the 'Little Booke.'" Nyctalops 11-12 (Vol II, No 4/5)(April 1975): 64-65.

Herron, Don.  "A Note on Humor in the 'Little Booke.'" Nyctalops 11-12 (Vol II, No 4/5)(April 1975): 69.

Joshi, S. T. "Elegant and Imagistic: Dark Fantasy in Verse." Necropsy: The Review of Horror Fiction Vol XI (Fall 2003). www.lsu.edu/necrofile/verse11.htm

Knight, Jesse. "Gaspard de la Nuit by Aloysius Bertrand." All Hallows [#?] (October 2004): [page?]

Knight, Jesse. "Songs and Sonnets Atlantean: The Second Series." All Hallows [#?] (February 2004): [page?]

Mayer, Frederick J.   "An Interview with D.S.F." Nyctalops 11-12 (Vol II, No 4/5)(April 1975): 58-59.

Moran, John C. "Observations Upon the Decline Of Aesthetic Appreciation During the Present Age With Remarks Upon the Nascent Neo-Romanticism as Exemplified by the Atlantean Poesy of its Precursor Master Donald Sidney-Fryer." Nyctalops 11-12 (Vol II, No 4/5)(April 1975): 56.

Phy, Allene.  "Master Donald  Sidney-Fryer and Baudelaire." Nyctalops 11-12 (Vol II, No 4/5)(April 1975): 50-55.

Rickard, Dennis. "The Matter of Atlantis." Nyctalops 11-12 (Vol II, No 4/5)(April 1975): 73.

Sidney-Fryer, Donald, ed. "A Gallery of Written Reactions." Nyctalops 11-12 (Vol II, No 4/5)(April 1975): 77-80.

Stableford, Brian.  "In Re: Songs and Sonnets Atlantean by Donald Sidney-Fryer." To be published in Continuity.

Wilson, Gahan. "Unearthing an underground classic of fantastic literature." A review of Gaspard de la Nuit by Aloysius Bertrand. Realms of Fantasy [#?] (October 2004): 26-27.

Wolfe, Charles K.  "Romantic Synergy: Sidney-Fryer's Songs & Sonnets Atlantean" Nyctalops 11-12 (Vol II, No 4/5)(April 1975): 67-69.

 

 


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