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Weird women. Volume 2, 1840-1925 : classic supernatural fiction by groundbreaking female writers

Call Number

  • FICTION WEIR (CEN)

Edition

First Pegasus Books cloth edition.

Publication Information

New York : Pegasus Books, 2021.

Physical Description

xi, 323 pages ; 24 cm

Summary

A collection of short stories from early female horror writers featuring ghosts, vampirism, mesmerism, witches, haunted India, demonic entities, and journeys into the afterlife.

Contents

  • Introduction / by Lisa Morton and Leslie S. Klinger
  • The drowned fisherman (1840) / Mrs. S. C. Hall
  • The lifted veil (1859) / George Eliot
  • The ghost in the mill (1870) / Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • The man with the nose (1872) / Rhoda Broughton
  • Little white souls (1883) / Florence Marryat
  • Let loose (1890) / Mary Cholmondeley
  • The fulness of life (1893) / Edith Wharton
  • The library window (1896) / Mrs. Oliphant
  • Good Lady Ducayne (1896) / Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • Marsyas in Flanders (1900) / Vernon Lee
  • The dead and the countess (1902) / Gertrude Atherton
  • The children (1909) / Josephine Daskam Bacon
  • The tryst (1911) / Alice Brown
  • Broken glass (1911) / Georgia Wood Pangborn
  • Where their fire is not quenched (1922) / May Sinclair
  • Spunk (1925) / Zora Neale Hurston.

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