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The American fantasy tradition

Author: Brian Thomsen
Publisher: New York : T. Doherty Associates, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

This anthology of American fantasy literature, applies the critical theorems of such esteemed American literacy critics as Leslie Fiedler, Richard Chase and Irving Howe to the genre of fantasy in an  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Thomsen
ISBN: 0765301520 9780765301529
OCLC Number: 1004901305
Notes: "A TOR book."
Description: 604 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction : An approach to an American fantasy tradition --
Rip Van Winkle / W. Irving --
Feathertop : a moralized legend / N. Hawthorne --
Uncle Remus / J. C. Harris --
The saga of Pecos Bill / E. O'Reilly --
Rosy's journey / L. M. Alcott --
The yellow sign / R. W. Chambers --
The shadow over Innsmouth / H. P. Lovecraft --
O ugly bird! / M. W. Wellman --
The fool / D. Drake --
Narrow valley / R. A. Lafferty --
Jackalope / A. D. Foster --
The lottery / S. Jackson --
Children of the corn / S. King --
Buffalo gals, won't you come out tonight / U. K. Le Guin --
The jolly corner / H. James --
A ghost story / M. Twain --
The other lodgers / A. Bierce --
Ma'ame Pelagie / K. Chopin --
The devil and Daniel Webster / S. V. Benét --
The valley was still / M. W. Wellman --
The howling man / C. Beaumont --
Twenty-three / A. Davidson --
We are dead / H. Kuttner --
Where the summer ends / K. E. Wagner --
Shoeless Joe Jackson comes to Iowa / W. P. Kinsella --
Hatrack River / O. S. Card --
The hero of the night / B. Denton --
The whimper of whipped dogs / H. Ellison --
The girffin and the minor canon / F. Stockton --
The enchanted buffalo / L. Frank Baum --
The yellow wallpaper / C. P. Gilman --
The moving finger / E. Wharton --
Slow sculpture / T. Sturgeon --
The coin collector / J. Finney --
Prey / R. Matheson --
The Geezenstacks / F. Brown --
Paladin of the lost hour / H. Ellison --
The black Ferris / R. Bradbury --
Bed & breakfast / G. Wolfe --
Dead run / G. Bear --
Her pilgrim soul / A. Brennert --
Mrs. Todd's shortcut / S. King --
Among the handlers / M. Bishop --
Select critical bibliography.
Responsibility: edited by Brian M. Thomsen.


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