The Resource American fantastic tales : terror and the uncanny from Poe to the pulps, Peter Straub, editor

American fantastic tales : terror and the uncanny from Poe to the pulps, Peter Straub, editor

American fantastic tales : terror and the uncanny from Poe to the pulps
American fantastic tales
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terror and the uncanny from Poe to the pulps
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Peter Straub, editor
Contains forty-four classics of fantasy fiction, including selections from Washington Irving, Willa Cather, Kate Chopin, H.P. Lovecraft, and others
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American fantastic tales : terror and the uncanny from Poe to the pulps, Peter Straub, editor
American fantastic tales : terror and the uncanny from Poe to the pulps, Peter Straub, editor
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  • The Tartarus of maids
  • Herman Melville
  • What was it? : a mystery
  • Fitz-James O'Brien
  • The legend of Monte del Diablo
  • Bret Harte
  • The moonstone mass
  • Harriet Prescott Spofford
  • His unconquerable enemy
  • W.C. Morrow
  • Somnambulism : a fragment
  • 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
  • Charles Brockden Brown
  • 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
  • The adventure of the German student
  • Luella Miller
  • Mary Wilkins Freeman
  • Grettir at Thorhall-stead
  • Frank Norris
  • Yuki-Onna
  • Lafcadio Hearn
  • For the blood is the life
  • F. Marion Crawford
  • The moonlit road
  • Ambrose Bierce
  • Washington Irving
  • Lukundoo
  • Edward Lucas White
  • The shell of sense
  • Olivia Howard Dunbar
  • The jolly corner
  • Henry James
  • Golden baby
  • Alice Brown
  • Afterward
  • Edith Wharton
  • Berenice
  • 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
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • 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
  • Young Goodman Brown
  • 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
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Biographical notes
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  • John Collier - Evening Primrose; Fritz Leiber - Smoke Ghost; Tennessee Williams - The Mysteries of the Joy Rio; Jane Rice - The Refugee; Anthony Boucher - Mr. Lupescu; Truman Capote - Miriam; Jack Snow - Midnight; John Cheever - Torch Song; Shirley Jackson - The Daemon Lover; Paul Bowles - The Circular Valley; Jack Finney - I<U+2019>m Scared; Vladimir Nabokov - The Vane Sisters; Ray Bradbury - The April Witch; Charles Beaumont - Black Country; Jerome Bixby - Trace; Davis Grubb - Where the Woodbine Twineth; Donald Wandrei - Nightmare; Harlan Ellison - I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream; Richard Matheson - Prey; T.E.D. Klein - The Events at Poroth Farm; Isaac Bashevis Singer - Hanka; Fred Chappell - Linnaeus Forgets; John Crowley - Novelty; Jonathan Carroll - Mr Fiddlehead; Joyce Carol Oates - Family; Thomas Ligotti - The Last Feast of Harlequin; Peter Straub - A Short Guide to the City; Jeff VanderMeer - The General Who Is Dead; Stephen King - That Feeling, You Can Only Say What It Is in French; George Saunders - Sea Oak; Caitlín Kiernan - The Long Hall on the Top Floor; Thomas Tessier - Nocturne; Michael Chabon - The God of Dark Laughter; Joe Hill - Pop Art; Poppy Z. Brite - Pansu; Steven Millhauser - Dangerous Laughter; M. Rickert - The Chambered Fruit; Brian Evenson - The Wavering Knife; Kelly Link - Stone Animals; Tim Powers - Pat Moore; Gene Wolfe - The Little Stranger; Benjamin Percy - Dial Tone
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xv, 746 pages
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