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American fantastic tales : terror and the uncanny

Author: Peter Straub
Publisher: New York : Library of America : Distributed in the United States by Penguin Group, ©2009.
Series: Library of America, 196-197.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Short stories, American
Material Type: Biography, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Straub
ISBN: 9781598530476 159853047X 9781598530483 1598530488 9781598530599 1598530593
OCLC Number: 449192200
Description: 2 v. ; 21 cm.
Contents: [v. 1] From Poe to the pulps --
[v. 2] From the 1940s to now. --
[v. 1.] From Poe to the pulps. --
Somnambulism : a fragment / Charles Brockden Brown --
The adventure of the German student / Washington Irving --
Berenice / Edgar Allan Poe --
Young Goodman Brown / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
The tartarus of maids / Herman Melville --
What was it? / Fitz-James O'Brien --
The legend of Monte del Diablo / Bret Harte --
The moonstone mass / Harriet Prescott Spofford --
His unconquerable enemy / W.C. Morrow --
In dark New England days / Sarah Orne Jewett --
The yellow wall paper / Charlotte Perkins Gilman --
The black dog / Stephen Crane --
Ma'ame Pélagie / Kate Chopin --
Thurlow's Christmas story / John Kendrick Bangs --
The repairer of reputations / Robert W. Chambers --
The dead valley / Ralph Adams Cram --
The little room / Madeline Yale Wynne --
The striding place / Gertrude Atherton --
An itinerant house / Emma Francis Dawson --
Luella Miller / Mary Wilkins Freeman --
Grettir at Thorhall-stead / Frank Norris --
Yuki-Onna / Lafcadio Hearn --
For the blood is life / F. Marion Crawford --
The moonlit road / Ambrose Bierce --
Lukundoo / Edward Lucas White --
The shell of sense / Olivia Howard Dunbar --
The jolly corner / Henry James --
Golden baby / Alice Brown --
Afterward / Edith Wharton --
Consequences / Willa Cather --
The shadowy third / Ellen Glasgow --
Absolute evil / Julian Hawthorne --
Unseen-unfeared / Francis Stevens --
The curious case of Benjamin Button / F. Scott Fitzgerald --
The curse of Everard Maundy / Seabury Quinn --
The king of the cats / Stephen Vincent Benét --
The jelly-fish / David H. Keller --
Mr. Arcularis / Conrad Aiken --
The black stone / Robert E. Howard --
Passing of a god / Henry S. Whitehead --
The panelled room / August Derleth --
The thing on the doorstep / H.P. Lovecraft --
Genius Loci / Clark Ashton Smith --
The cloak / Robert Bloch. --
[v. 2.] From the 1940s to now. --
Evening primrose / John Collier --
Smoke ghost / Fritz Leiber --
The mysteries of the Joy Rio / Tennessee Williams --
The refugee / Jane Rice --
Mr. Lupescu / Anthony Boucher --
Miriam / Truman Capote --
Midnight / Jack Snow --
Torch Song / John Cheever --
The daemon lover / Shirley Jackson --
The circular valley / Paul Bowles --
I'm scared / Jack Finney --
The Vane sisters / Vladimir Nabokov --
The April witch / Ray Bradbury --
Black country / Charles Beaumont --
Trace / Jerome Bixby --
Where the woodbine twineth / Davis Grubb --
Nightmare / Donald Wandrei --
I have no mouth, and I must scream / Harlan Ellison --
Prey / Richard Matheson --
The events at Poroth Farm / T.E.D. Klein --
Hanka / Isaac Bashevis Singer --
Linnaeus forgets / Fred Chappell --
Novelty / John Crowley --
Mr. Fiddlehead / Jonathan Carroll --
Family / Joyce Carol Oates --
The last feast of Harlequin / Thomas Ligotti --A short guide to the city / Peter Straub --
The general who is dead / Jeff VanderMeer --That feeling, you can only say what it is in French / Stephen King --
Sea Oak / George Saunders --
The long hall on the top floor / Caitlin Kiernan --
Nocturne / Thomas Tessier --
The God of Dark Laughter / Michael Chabon --
Pop art / Joe Hill --
Pansu / Poppy Z. Brite --
Dangerous laughter / Steven Millhauser --
The chambered fruit / M. Rickert --
The wavering knife / Brian Evenson --
Stone animals / Kelly Link --
Pat Moore / Tim Powers --
The little stranger / Gene Wolfe --
Dial tone / Benjamin Percy.
Series Title: Library of America, 196-197.
Responsibility: Peter Straub, editor.

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