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

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Subjects: Horror tales, American
Gothic fiction (Literary genre), American
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Library of America, c2009
Series: Library of America 196
Library of America 196
LC Classification: P, PS
Additional Authors: Straub, Peter, 1943-
Notes: LCCN: 2009927073
ISBN: 9781598530476 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 159853047X (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references
Contents: Somnambulism : a fragment / Charles Brockden Brown -- The adventure of the German student / Washington Irving -- Berenice / Edgar Allan Poe -- Young Goodman Brown / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- Lukundoo / Edward Lucas White -- The shell of sense / Olivia Howard Dunbar -- The jolly corner / Henry James -- Golden baby / Alice Brown -- Afterward / Edith Wharton -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- Biographical notes -- Note on the texts -- Notes
Summary: Contains forty-four classics of fantasy fiction, including selections from Washington Irving, Willa Cather, Kate Chopin, H.P. Lovecraft, and others
King copy purchased with monies from the Robert B. Sinclair Library Collections Fund
Physical Description: xv, 746 p. ; 21 cm
Donation Info: Donor : Sinclair, Robert B
OCLC Number: 311777136
ISBN/ISSN: 9781598530476
159853047X

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