The Literary ghost : great contemporary ghost stories


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Dark, Larry


Keyword(s):
Ghost stories, English. Ghost stories, American. Anthologie. Gespenstergeschichte. Englisch. USA.


Year:
1991


Pages:
x, 369 p.


Publisher:
Atlantic Monthly Press


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
23462786


Label:
Box 22


Notes:
25 cm. Introduction / Larry Dark -- Lost, strayed, stolen / M. F. K. Fisher -- Portobello road / Muriel Spark -- Ghost who vanished by Degri / Robertson Davies -- Others / Joyce Carol Oates -- Story of Don Juan / V.S. Pritchett -- Up north / Mavis Gallant -- Warden / John Gardner -- Death of Edward Lear / Donald Barthelme -- Circular valley / Paul Bowles -- Third voice / William Ferguson -- Marmilion / Patrick McGrath -- Spirit seizures / Melissa Pritchard -- Revenant as typewriter / Penelope Lively -- Ghostly Populations / Jack Matthews -- Ghost soldiers / Tim O'Brien -- Family / Lance Olsen -- Letter from a dogfighter's aunt, deceased / Padgett Powell -- Ghost / Anne Sexton -- Angel, all innocence / Fay Weldon -- Jack's girl / Cynthia Kadohata -- Next room / A.S. Byatt -- Grass / Barry Yourgrau -- Eisenheim the illusionist / Steven Millhauser -- Ghost and flesh, water and dirt / William Goyen -- Letter from his father / Nadine Gordimer -- Old man of the temple / R.K. Narayan -- Little place off the Edgware Road / Graham Greene -- Crown of feathers / Isaac Bashevis Singer. edited and with an introduction by Larry Dark. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: PR1309.G5; Dewey: 823/.0873308


ISBN:
ISBN: 0871134748; 9780871134745 LCCN: 91-15052


Work type:
Fiction (fic)


Edition:
1st


Abstract:
A collection of non-traditional ghost stories, mostly from the past decade, by such authors as Fay Weldon, Nadine Gordimer, and Paul Bowles.


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