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The Oxford book of gothic tales / edited by Chris Baldick.

Baldick, Chris. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 0192141945
  • ISBN: 9780192141941
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 533 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Oxford [England] ; Oxford University Press, 1992.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Sir Bertrand: Fragment / Anna Laetitia Aikin -- Poisoner of Montremos / Richard Cumberland -- Friar's tale -- Raymond: Fragment / Juvenis -- Parricide punished -- Ruins of the Abbey of Fitz-Martin -- Vindictive monk, or, fatal ring / Isaac Crookenden -- Astrologer's prediction, or, maniac's fate -- Andreas Vesalius, anatomist / Petrus Borel -- Lady Eltringham, or, castle of Ratcliffe Cross / J. Wadham -- Fall of the house of Usher / Edgar Allan Poe -- Chapter in the history of the Tyrone family / Sheridan Le Fanu -- Rappaccini's daughter / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Selina Sedilia / Bret Harte -- Jean-ah Poquelin / George Washington Cable -- Olalla / Robert Louis Stevenson -- Barbara of the house of Grebe / Thomas Hardy -- Bloody Blanche / Marcel Schwob.
Yellow wall-paper / Charlotte Perkins Stetson -- Adventure of the speckled band / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Hurst of Hurstcote / E. Nesbit -- Vine on a house / Ambrose Bierce -- Jordan's end / Ellen Glasgow -- Outsider / H. P. Lovecraft -- Rose for Emily / William Faulkner -- Rendezvous in Averoigne / Clark Ashton Smith -- Monkey / Isak Dinesen -- Miss de Mannering of Asham / F. M. Mayor -- Vampire of Kaldenstein / Frederick Cowles -- Clytie / Eudora Welty -- Sardonicus / Ray Russell -- Bloody Countess / Alejandra Pizarnik -- Gospel according to Mark / Jorge Luis Borges -- Lady of the house of love / Angela Carter -- Secret observations on the goat-girl / Joyce Carol Oates -- Blood disease / Patrick McGrath -- If you touched my heart / Isabel Allende.
Subject: Horror tales.
Fantasy fiction.
Paranormal fiction.
Gothic fiction.
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About the Editor:
Chris Baldick is a Lecturer in English at the University of Lancaster. He is the author of In Frankenstein's Shadow: Myth andMonstrosity in Nineteenth-Century Writing (1987).


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