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The Oxford book of English ghost stories

Author: Michael Cox; R A Gilbert
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This selection of 42 stories written between 1829 and 1981 presents the full range of the English tradition of literary ghost fiction by demonstrating its historical development as well as its major  Read more...

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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Cox; R A Gilbert
ISBN: 0192826662 9780192826664
OCLC Number: 19553941
Description: xvii, 504 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The tapestried chamber / Sir Walter Scott --
The phantom coach / Amelia B. Edwards --
Squire Toby's will / J.S. Le Fanu --
The shadow in the corner / M.E. Braddon --
The upper berth / F. Marion Crawford --
A wicked voice / Vernon Lee --
The judges house / Bram Stoker --
Man-size in marble / E. Nesbit --
The roll-call of the reef / Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch --
The friends of the friends / Henry James --
The red room / H.G. Wells --
The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs --
The lost ghost / Mary E. Wilkins --
"Oh, whistle, and I'll come to you, my lad" / M.R. James --
The empty house / Algernon Blackwood --
The cigarette case / Oliver Onions --
Rose Rose / Barry Pain --
The confession of Charles Linkworth / E.F. Benson --
On the Brighton road / Richard Middleton --
Bone to his bone / E.G. Swain --
The true history of Anthony Ffryar / Arthur Gray --
The Taipan / W. Somerset Maugham --
The victim / May Sinclair --
A visitor from down under / L.P. Hartley --
Fullcircle / John Buchan --
The clock / W.F. Harvey --
Old man's beard / H. Russell Wakefield --
Mr Jones / Edith Wharton --
Smee / A.M. Burrage --
The little ghost / Hugh Walpole --
Ahoy, sailor boy! / A.E. Coppard --
The hollow man / Thomas Burke --
Et in sempiternum pereant / Charles Williams --
Bosworth Summit pound / L.T.C. Rolt --
An encounter in the mist / A.N.L. Munby --
Hand in glove / Elizabeth Bowen --
A story of Don Juan / V.S. Prichett --
Cushi / Christopher Woodforde --
Bad company / Walter de la Mare --
The bottle of 1912 / Simon Raven --
The Cicerones / Robert Aickman --
Soft voices at Passenham / T.H. White.
Responsibility: chosen by Michael Cox and R.A. Gilbert.
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"An excellent selection, with an excellent bibliography included. the stories move smoothly through the decades--bringing in the modern and harkening back to the ancient."--Marjorie J. Burns, Read more...

 
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