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

Contributor(s): Morton, Lisa, 1958- [editor.] | Klinger, Leslie S [editor.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, N.Y. : Pegasus Books, 2020Edition: First Pegasus Books cloth editionDescription: xiii, 361 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1643134167; 9781643134161Genre/Form: Paranormal fiction. | Short stories. | Horror fiction.DDC classification: 809/.89287
Contents:
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 -- Acknowledgments.
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.
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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 -- Acknowledgments.

"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.

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