- Julian Osgood Field
name = Julian Osgood Field
pseudonym = X.L.
birthdate = 1849
deathdate = 1925
occupation = short story writer
nationality = United States of America
period = 1893–1898
debut_works = Aut Diabolus Aut Nihil and Other Tales
notableworks = "A Kiss of Judas"
Julian Osgood Field (1849–1925) was an American who used the
pseudonymX.L. (or Sigma) to write decadent horror fiction. He is also famous for involving Lady Ida Sitwell, mother of Osbert Sitwell, Sacheverell Sitwelland Edith Sitwellin a financial scandal in 1912 which led to her imprisonment for debt.
*1894 Aut Diabolus Aut Nihil and Other Tales (London: Methuen & Co.)
*1893 "A Few Words About Jules Sandeau" published in
The Pall Mall Magazine, November 1893
*1924 "Things I Shouldn't Tell" (London, T. Werner Laurie, 1924). (This and the next two items were volumes of often scandalous reminiscences about late Victorian and
Edwardianhigh society. All were published anonymously.)
*1924 "Uncensored Recollections" (London, T. Werner Laurie, 1924)
*1925 "More Uncensored Recollections" (London, T. Werner Laurie, 1925)
*1998 “Alas, Poor Ghost” by
David G. Rowlands, published in All Hallows #16
* [http://www.locusmag.com/index/s267.html#A5611 Locus Mag: Stories, Listed by Author: Julian Osgood Field entry]
* [http://www.locusmag.com/index/s422.html#A9966 Locus Mag: Stories, Listed by Author: X.L. entry]
* [http://freepages.pavilion.net/tartarus/x1.htm Tartarus Press/A Guide to Supernatural Fiction Database: X.L. entry]
List of horror fiction authors
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