eBook The Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories download
by R. A. Gilbert,Michael Cox
Author: R. A. Gilbert,Michael Cox
Publisher: Oxford University Press (May 7, 1987)
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If, like me, you love a good book of ghost stories but seem to find the same dozen or so stories in every anthology . This book contains a lot of good old English Ghost stories.
If, like me, you love a good book of ghost stories but seem to find the same dozen or so stories in every anthology on the market, you will be pleasantly surprised by the breadth of stories that Cox has chosen to include. Cox's introduction lends a scholarly air to the volume and prefaces the collection well.
The English really do excel at writing ghost stories. I can honestly say that I didn't regret reading one of these stories in this book. Gilbert, is a great way to begin your library of supernatural fiction
The English really do excel at writing ghost stories. I actually read it in a very short amount of time, which is impressive for an anthology that is sizable. Gilbert, is a great way to begin your library of supernatural fiction. Even the connoisseur will find some rare gems. From the first of the chronologically arranged stories, "The Tapestry Room" by Sir Walter Scott, you'll be intrigued by the incredible variety.
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Start by marking The Oxford Book of Victorian Ghost Stories as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. 28. Jerry Bundler - W. W. Jacobs - Travelers swapping ghost stories in an inn leads to imposture and inadvertent murder. 29. An Eddy on the Floor - Bernard Capes - A prison warden is haunted by a man he unlawfully imprisoned and starved in vengeance for an insult to his literary ambitions.
Michael Cox, R. A. Gilbert
Michael Cox, R. Gilbert. As the first volume to present the full range and vitality of the ghost fiction tradition, this selection of forty-two stories, written between 1829 and 1968, demonstrates the tradition's historical development, as well as its major themes and characteristics. Though the genre reached its peak in the nineteenth century, it enjoyed a second flowering between the two World Wars and even now still attracts dedicated practitioners and readers. The thrill and chill of the ghost story is displayed in all its variety and vitality through this marvellous anthology.
Michael Cox and R. Oxford Books of Prose & Verse. New contemporary look for a bestselling collection of ghost stories. An enjoyable and wide-ranging anthology including some of the most frightening ghost stories ever written
Michael Cox and R. An enjoyable and wide-ranging anthology including some of the most frightening ghost stories ever written. Writers included: M. R. James, T. H. White, Elizabeth Bowen, Sir Walter Scott, H. G. Wells, J. S. Le Fanu, Vernon Lee, and W. Maugham. The Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories. Michael Cox and R.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press. Includes bibliographical references (p. 500-504). inlibrary; printdisabled; ; americana. It combines a serious literary purpose with the intention of arousing fear at the doings of the dead and the important contribution of women writers is indicated by the eight stories included, from Amelia Edward's "The Phantom Ghost" to Elizabeth Bowen's "Hand in Glove".
Michael Cox was born on 25 October 1948 to parents who worked in the footwear industry. The Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories (with R. Gilbert), 1986. Casting the Runes and Other Ghost Stories (by . Michael Cox attended Wellingborough Grammar School (now known as Wrenn School), later graduating from St. Catharine's College, Cambridge in 1971. He studied English and had intended to be an academic, but he instead signed a contract with the record-publishing group EMI, making two albums and several singles early in the decade under the pseudonym Matthew Ellis on the Regal Zonophone label.