Wordsworth Classics: Victorian and Edwardian Ghost Stories ed., Rex Collings

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Table of Contents

v •  Introduction (Classic Victorian & Edwardian Ghost Stories) • interior artwork by Rex Collings
1 • The Tapestried Chamber • (1828) • short story by Sir Walter Scott
13 • The Spectre of Tappington • [The Ingoldsby Legends] • (1837) • novelette by Richard Harris Barham
35 • The Botathen Ghost • (1867) • short story by R. S. Hawker
44 • The Tell-Tale Heart • (1843) • short story by Edgar Allan Poe
49 • The Squire’s Story • (1853) • short story by Mrs. Gaskell [as by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell]
63 • The Story of Mary Ancel • (1840) • short story by William Makepeace Thackeray
79 • The Story of the Bagman’s Uncle • (1837) • novelette by Charles Dickens
94 • To Be Taken with a Grain of Salt • (1865) • short story by Charles Dickens
104 • An Account of Some Strange Disturbances in Aungier Street • (1853) • novelette by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
122 • Narrative of a Ghost of a Hand • short story by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (variant of The Ghost of a Hand 1863)
129 • Fisher’s Ghost • (1859) • short story by John Lang
136 • The Traveler’s Story of a Terribly Strange Bed • (1852) • short story by Wilkie Collins (variant of A Terribly Strange Bed)
148 • In the Cliff Land of the Dane • (1919) • short story by Howard Pease
150 • The Phantom Coach • (1864) • short story by Amelia B. Edwards
156 • Laura • (1914) • short story by Saki
162 • Eveline’s Visitant • (1867) • short story by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [as by Miss Braddon]
171 • Markheim • (1885) • short story by Robert Louis Stevenson
185 • Man-Size in Marble • (1886) • short story by E. Nesbit [as by Edith Nesbit]
195 • The Canterville Ghost • (1887) • novelette by Oscar Wilde
219 • The Haunted Doll’s House • (1923) • short story by M. R. James (variant of The Haunted Dolls’ House) [as by Montague Rhodes James]
229 • A School Story • (1911) • short story by M. R. James [as by Montague Rhodes James]
235 • Thurnley Abbey • (1907) • short story by Perceval Landon
263 • The Story of Euphemia Hewit • (1835) • short story by James Hogg
270 • A Ghostly Manifestation • (1884) • short story by A Clergyman
280 • Correspondence on ‘A Ghostly Manifestation’ • (1884) • short story by A Clergyman
284 • Ghost in the Tower • (1860) • short story by Edmund Lenthal Swifte

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