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The Resource Collected ghost stories, M.R. James ; edited with an introduction and notes by Darryl Jones

Collected ghost stories, M.R. James ; edited with an introduction and notes by Darryl Jones

Label
Collected ghost stories
Title
Collected ghost stories
Statement of responsibility
M.R. James ; edited with an introduction and notes by Darryl Jones
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Considered by many to be the most terrifying writer in English, James's stories draw on the terrors of the everyday. Documents and objects unleash terrible forces, often in closed rooms and night-time settings where imagination runs riot
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1862-1936
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James, M. R.
Dewey number
823.912
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6019.A565
LC item number
A6 2011
Literary form
short stories
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1967-
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Jones, Darryl
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  • Ghost stories, English
  • Short stories
Label
Collected ghost stories, M.R. James ; edited with an introduction and notes by Darryl Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [421]-468)
Contents
Canon Alberic's scrap-book -- Lost hearts -- The mezzotint -- The ash-tree -- Number 13 -- Count Magnus -- "Oh, whistle, and I'll come to you, my lad" -- The treasure of Abbot Thomas -- A school story -- The rose garden -- The tractate middoth -- Casting the runes -- The stalls of Barchester Cathedral -- Martin's close -- Mr. Humphreys and his inheritance -- The residence at Whitminister -- The diary of Mr. Poynter -- An episode of cathedral history -- The story of a disappearance and an appearance -- Two doctors -- The haunted dolls' house -- The uncommon prayer-book -- A neighbour's landmark -- A view from a hill -- A warning to the curious -- An evening's entertainment -- There was a man dwelt by a churchyard -- Rats -- After dark in the playing fields -- Wailing well -- The experiment -- The malice of inanimate objects -- A vignette -- Appendix: M.R. James on ghost stories
Control code
ocn748672443
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxxvi, 468 p.
Isbn
9780199568840
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011934716
System control number
(OCoLC)748672443
Label
Collected ghost stories, M.R. James ; edited with an introduction and notes by Darryl Jones
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [421]-468)
Contents
Canon Alberic's scrap-book -- Lost hearts -- The mezzotint -- The ash-tree -- Number 13 -- Count Magnus -- "Oh, whistle, and I'll come to you, my lad" -- The treasure of Abbot Thomas -- A school story -- The rose garden -- The tractate middoth -- Casting the runes -- The stalls of Barchester Cathedral -- Martin's close -- Mr. Humphreys and his inheritance -- The residence at Whitminister -- The diary of Mr. Poynter -- An episode of cathedral history -- The story of a disappearance and an appearance -- Two doctors -- The haunted dolls' house -- The uncommon prayer-book -- A neighbour's landmark -- A view from a hill -- A warning to the curious -- An evening's entertainment -- There was a man dwelt by a churchyard -- Rats -- After dark in the playing fields -- Wailing well -- The experiment -- The malice of inanimate objects -- A vignette -- Appendix: M.R. James on ghost stories
Control code
ocn748672443
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxxvi, 468 p.
Isbn
9780199568840
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011934716
System control number
(OCoLC)748672443

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