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Hauntings and Other Fantastic Tales (1890)

Vernon Lee

Hauntings and Other Fantastic Tales (1890)

by Vernon Lee

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Published by Broadview Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction / Literary

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCatherine Maxwell (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9425922M
    ISBN 101555115780
    ISBN 109781555115784
    OCLC/WorldCa33285540

      Pull up a chair or gather round the campfire and get ready for thirty creepy tales of ghostly hauntings, eerie happenings, and other strange occurrences from times past. Set in remote mining towns in the Sierra Nevadas, on the rugged coast of the Monterey Peninsula, and in the long-ago environs of Los Angeles, San Diego, and Sacramento, the Reviews: 9.   Not so with the following eight books: These tales of haunted houses, from annoying spirits to demonic possessions to one actual documented murder-by-spirit, are the real deal.

    Tales of the Supernatural An anthology of stories edited by Henry Mazzeo These seventeen tales are all in the best tradition of the supernatural story -- authentically eerie, but more about the human spirit than about spooks and specters. Print book: Fiction: English: 2d edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Ghost stories, English. Horror tales, English. More like this: Similar Items.

    Pecos Bill visits the most haunted house in the west, a slave prays for his freedom, gold miners head for Heaven's streets of gold, skeletons, ghosts, treasure and more. This book continues the tradition of exciting tales made famous in the Southwest. Both the well known and less well known tales . This title is currently out of stock. We do not yet have a back-in-stock date for the set. From its beginning, American literature teems with tales of horror, hauntings, terrifying obsessions and gruesome incursions, of the uncanny ways in which ordinary reality can be breached and subverted by the unknown and the irrational.


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Vernon Lee writes in the Preface to Hauntings, “My ghosts are what you call spurious ghosts of whom I can affirm only one thing, that they haunted certain brains, and have haunted, among others, my own.” First published inLee’s most famous volume of supernatural tales occupies a special place in the literature of the fantastic for its treatment of the femme fatale and the Cited by: Hauntings is a collection of short fiction by a somewhat little known late 19th/early 20th century writer.

Most of the stories don’t deal with actual hauntings, per se, but rather with weird, possibly supernatural events. Some of the stories, like “Amour Dure,” pulled off the suspense quite well. Others /5.

First published inLee’s most famous volume of supernatural tales occupies a special place in the literature of the fantastic for its treatment of the femme fatale and the allure of the past, along with the themes of thwarted artistic creativity and psychological : Broadview Press.

First published inLee’s most famous volume of supernatural tales occupies a special place in the literature of the fantastic for its treatment of the femme fatale and the allure of the past, along with the themes of thwarted artistic creativity and psychological obsession.

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Vernon Lee writes in the Preface to Hauntings, "My ghosts are what you call spurious ghosts of whom I can affirm only one thing, that they haunted certain brains, and have haunted, among others, my own." First published inLee's most famous volume of supernatural tales occupies a special place in the literature of the fantastic for its treatment of the femme fatale and the Reviews: 8.

Hauntings and Other Fantastic Tales - Vernon Lee - Google Books. Vernon Lee writes in the Preface to Hauntings, “My ghosts are what you. This collection, which includes the four stories originally published in Hauntings and three others, enables readers to consider Lee's work anew for its subtle redefinitions of gender and sexuality during the Victorian fin-de-siecle.

Hauntings and Other Fantastic Tales. This page book, published by Broeadview Press and editied by Catherine Maxwell and Patricia Pulham, is also a collection drawn from several of Les's books, with the addition of 70 or so pages of non-fiction "context" by Swinburne, Pater and others, including Lee herself.4/5(1).

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Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Fantasy fiction, English Category: Text: audio books by Jane Austen. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Broadview Editions: Hauntings and Other Fantastic Tales (Paperback) at Vernon Lee's tales have a quirky emotional energy that swept me along irresistibly.

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Instead, this book brings readers to the ghost-riddled past of Roswell, Georgia, where cracked graves tell chilling tales and the specters of slavery haunt the quarters of Bulloch Hall. Join author Dianna Avena on an excursion to haunted mills, antebellum mansions, and much more.

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