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by Richard Dalby

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Author: Richard Dalby
Publisher: Inner Traditions (1987)
Language: English
Pages: 270
Category: Imaginative Literature
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
Size MP3: 1704 mb
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The twenty-five exceptionally fine ghost stories in this collection were selected with one criterion in mind. They had to fall within the tradition of . Rounding out the collection is an essay by MRJ, himself: "Ghosts-Treat Them Gently!" and a Preface by Jame's biographer

If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you! Create a Want. ISBN 10: 1852740221 ISBN 13: 9781852740221 Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, 1987 Hardcover. Equation, 1989 Softcover.

Title: Ghosts and Scholars: Ghost Stories in the Tradition of .

James’s ghost stories were manifestly an amusement of his lighter hours .

Richard William Pfaff maintained, correctly, that Writers on ghost stories. fail not so much in praising MRJ’s stories too little-indeed, it might be argued that if anything the tendency is to overpraise them as a whole-but in paying little or no attention to the really remarkable thing about them, the brilliance of the antiquarian background. James was sufficiently well-read in the traditions of supernatural fiction to know that terror is most effective when emerging from the depths of history.

Selected and Introduced by Richard Dalby and Rosemary Pardoe. Dalby, Richard & Pardoe, Rosemary, Cox, Michael, James, . et al. Place of Publication. Crucible (The Aquarian Press). Description RARE collection of 25 chilling tales written in the tradition of the acknowledged master and originator of the "antiquarian ghost story" - .

Collected ghost stories. A Chronology of M. The Fellows and Scholars then process to Hall, for dinner and tankards of hot spiced beer to ward off the cold and the dark. Canon Alberic’s Scrap-book. To close the evening, a select few, a very few-friends, colleagues, former students-retire to the Provost’s rooms, participants in an altogether more sinister Christmas ritual, but one intimately connected to the carols and the Chapel.

The Collected Ghost Stories of M. James is the title of M. James' omnibus collection of ghost stories, published in 1931, bringing together all but four of his ghost stories (which had yet to be published). Montague Rhodes James (1862–1936) was a medievalist scholar; Provost of King's College, Cambridge. He wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long tradition of spooky Christmas Eve tales.

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Librivox public domain recording of Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by .  . He wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long tradition o. His stories often use rural settings, with a quiet, scholarly protagonist getting caught up in the activities of supernatural forces. The details of horror are almost never explicit, the stories relying on a gentle, bucolic background to emphasise the awfulness of the otherworldly intrusions. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary" was written as two collections, presented here as two volumes in a single work.