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Weird women : classic supernatural fiction by groundbreaking female writers: 1852-1923 / edited by Lisa Morton and Leslie S. Klinger.

Morton, Lisa, 1958- (editor.). Klinger, Leslie S. (editor.). Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865 container of (work): Old nurse's story (Added Author). Spofford, Harriet Elizabeth Prescott, 1835-1921 container of (work): Moonstone mass. (Added Author). Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 container of (work): Lost in a pyramid, or the mummy's curse. (Added Author). Phelps, Elizabeth Stuart, 1844-1911 container of (work): What was the matter? (Added Author). Dawson, Emma Frances. container of (work): Itinerant house. (Added Author). Riddell, J. H., Mrs., 1832-1906 container of (work): Nut Bush Farm. (Added Author). Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909 container of (work): Gray man. (Added Author). Schreiner, Olive, 1855-1920 container of (work): In a far-off world. (Added Author). Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935 container of (work): Giant wisteria. (Added Author). Corelli, Marie, 1855-1924 container of (work): Lady with the carnations. (Added Author). Housman, Clemence. container of (work): Were-wolf. (Added Author). Shorter, Dora Sigerson, 1866-1918 container of (work): Transmigration. (Added Author). Freeman, Mary Eleanor Wilkins, 1852-1930 container of (work): Wind in the rose-bush. (Added Author). Kavanagh, Herminie Templeton. container of (work): Banshee's Halloween. (Added Author). Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924 container of (work): In the closed room. (Added Author). Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 container of (work): Dream-baby. (Added Author). Nesbit, E. (Edith), 1858-1924 container of (work): Third drug. (Added Author). Austin, Mary, 1868-1934 container of (work): Pocket-hunter's story. (Added Author). Bowen, Marjorie, 1888-1952 container of (work): Twilight. (Added Author). Bloch, Regina Miriam, 1889-1938 container of (work): Swine-gods. (Added Author). Glasgow, Ellen, 1873-1945 container of (work): Jordan's end. (Added Author).

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Summary:

"As railroads, industry, cities, and technology flourished in the mid-nineteenth century, so did stories exploring the horrors they unleashed. This anthology includes ghost stories and tales of haunted houses, as well as mad scientists, werewolves, ancient curses, mummies, psychological terrors, demonic dimensions, and even weird westerns." --provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library WEIRD WOMEN (Text) 37814003412617 FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 07/19/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781643134161
  • ISBN: 1643134167
  • Physical Description: xiii, 361 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Pegasus Books, 2020.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction / Lisa Morton and Leslie S. Klinger -- The old nurse's story / Elizabeth Gaskell -- The moonstone mass / Harriet Prescott Spofford -- Lost in a pyramid, or the mummy's curse / Louisa May Alcott -- What was the matter? / Elizabeth Stuart Phelps -- An itinerant house / Emma Frances Dawson -- Nut Bush Farm / Mrs. J. H. (Charlotte) Riddell -- The gray man / Sarah Orne Jewett -- In a far-off world / Olive Schreiner -- The giant wisteria / Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- The lady with the carnations / Marie Corelli -- The were-wolf / Clemence Housman -- Transmigration / Dora Sigerson Shorter -- The wind in the rose-bush / Mary E. Wilkins Freeman -- The banshee's halloween / Herminie Templeton Kavanaugh -- In the closed room / Frances Hodgson Burnett -- The dream-baby / Olivia Howard Dunbar -- The third drug / E. Bland (Edith Nesbit) -- The pocket-hunter's story / Mary Austin -- Twilight / Marjorie Bowen -- The swine-gods / Regina Miriam Bloch -- Jordan's end / Ellen Glasgow
Summary, etc.:
"As railroads, industry, cities, and technology flourished in the mid-nineteenth century, so did stories exploring the horrors they unleashed. This anthology includes ghost stories and tales of haunted houses, as well as mad scientists, werewolves, ancient curses, mummies, psychological terrors, demonic dimensions, and even weird westerns." --provided by publisher.
Subject: Ghosts > Fiction.
Death > Fiction.
Sex role > Fiction.
Genre: Paranormal fiction.
Short stories.
Horror fiction.

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