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James, M. R. (Montague Rhodes) 1862-1936

Overview
Works: 1,072 works in 3,306 publications in 9 languages and 28,752 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Short stories  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Ghost stories  Illustrated works  Records and correspondence  Drama 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Author of introduction, Creator, Composer, Adapter, Arranger, Speaker, Compiler, Redactor
Classifications: PZ8.A542, E
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Publications by M. R James
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Most widely held works by M. R James
The apocryphal New Testament : being the apocryphal gospels, acts, epistles, and apocalypses, with other narratives and fragments by M. R James( Book )
111 editions published between 1924 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,569 libraries worldwide
Based on the compilation originally published by William Hone of London in 1820. In the earlier edition, the translations were by Jeremiah Jones and Archbishop Wake
Collected ghost stories by M. R James( Book )
95 editions published between 1931 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,254 libraries worldwide
Considered by many to be the most terrifying writer in English, M.R. James is an unlikely producer of ghost-stories. An eminent scholar who spent his entire adult life in the academic surroundings of Eton and Cambridge, his classic supernatural tales have lost none of their power to unsettle and disturb. They draw on the terrors of the everyday, in which documents and objects unleash terrible forces, often in closed rooms and night-time settings where imagination runs riot. Lonely country houses, remote inns, ancient churches or the manuscript collections of great libraries provide settings fo
The steadfast tin soldier by Eduard José( Book )
5 editions published between 1953 and 1972 in English and held by 1,029 libraries worldwide
After being accidentally launched on a dangerous and terrible voyage, a one-legged soldier finds his way back to his true love--a paper dancing girl
The wild swans by H. C Andersen( Book )
4 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 988 libraries worldwide
Eleven brothers, turned into wild swans by an evil stepmother, are saved by the sacrifices of their beautiful sister, Elise
Ghost stories of an antiquary by M. R James( Book )
66 editions published between 1904 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 749 libraries worldwide
"This 1904 classic collects the earliest ghost stories of author M.R. James. While not gruesome by any means, these classic tales of apparitions and other supernatural horrors remain chilling to this day."--Amazon.com viewed October 21, 2014
Abbeys by M. R James( Book )
31 editions published between 1925 and 1926 in English and held by 703 libraries worldwide
Ghost stories of M.R. James by M. R James( Book )
27 editions published between 1973 and 1994 in English and held by 641 libraries worldwide
The ultimate ghost story collection by the ultimate ghost story writer. It's the perfect companion for a dark night by the fire
The Oxford book of children's stories by Jan Mark( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories written for children over the past 250 years by such authors as Louisa May Alcott, Rudyard Kipling, Carl Sandburg, Joan Aiken, and Rosa Guy
Casting the runes and other ghost stories by M. R James( Book )
24 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
"This selection of twenty-one stories represents the best of James's works, and is the first edition to incorporate improved texts based on a collation of printed versions of the stories with the available manuscripts."--Cover
De nugis curialium = Courtiers' trifles by Walter Map( Book )
44 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 550 libraries worldwide
Edited with a facing-page English translation from the Latin text by: Brooke, C.N.L.;; Unknown function: Mynors, R.A.B
The Biblical antiquities of Philo by Pseudo-Philo( Book )
40 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
The sea-green horse : a collection of short stories by Barbara Howes( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
A warning to the curious : the ghost stories of M.R. James by M. R James( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
A world of horsedrawn carriages, branch railway lines, churches and old houses sets the atmosphere for six classic ghost stories. Apparitions, supernatural events and nameless terrors haunt every minute of these spine-chilling tales, all unbeatable period classics by the unchallenged master of the short story
The Apocalypse in art by M. R James( Book )
24 editions published between 1927 and 1931 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
British painting by C. H. Collins Baker( Book )
9 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
More ghost stories of an antiquary by M. R James( Book )
31 editions published between 1911 and 2016 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
The lost Apocrypha of the Old Testament : their titles and fragments by M. R James( Book )
26 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Apocrypha anecdota : a collection of thirteen apocryphal books and fragments by M. R James( Book )
36 editions published between 1893 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 230 libraries worldwide
The life and miracles of St. William of Norwich by Thomas( Book )
20 editions published between 1896 and 2011 in English and Latin and held by 215 libraries worldwide
The wanderings and homes of manuscripts by M. R James( Book )
19 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Published in 1919, this volume is a change of pace from an author best known for his classic ghost stories. It is a history of the transmission of manuscripts from one area, culture, or age, to another. The author's moral: Be inquisitive. See books for yourself; do not trust that the cataloguer has told you everything
 
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Alternative Names
James, M. R.
James M. R. 1862-1936
James, M. R. (Montague Rhodes)
James, M. R. (Montague Rhodes), 1862-1936
James, Montague R.
James, Montague Rhodes
James, Montague Rhodes 1862-1936
M. R. James
M. R. James britisk historikar og skribent
M. R. James britisk historiker og skribent
M·R·詹姆斯
Montague Rhodes James
Montague Rhodes, James 1862-1936
Montague Rhodes James anglický povídkář, paleograf a mediavelista
Montague Rhodes James britischer Horror- und Fantasyautor
Montague Rhodes James Brits schrijver
Montague Rhodes James brittisk historiker och författare
Montague Rhodes James scrittore, storico e medievista britannico
Джеймс, Монтегю Родс английский писатель, историк
제임스, M. R. 1862-1936
제임스, 몬터규 로즈 1862-1936
ジェイムズ, M. R
モンタギュウ・ロウズ・ジェイムズ
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