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ed. by Peter Haining
Great Tales of Terror from Europe and America
Gothic Stories of Horror and Romance 1765-1840
(Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1973)
price: 60p; 512 pages
(first published by Gollancz, 1972)


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Contents:

Introduction - Peter Haining

GERMANY
The New Melusina - Johann von Goethe
The Ghost-Seer, or The Apparitionist - JF von Schiller
The Harp - Karl Theodor Korner
The Wild Huntsman! Or The Demon's Skeleton Chase - Gottfried August Burger
The Bride of the Grave - Johann Ludwig Tieck
The Field of Terror - Baron de la Motte Fouqué
The Bottle-Imp - Johann Karl August Musaus
The Spectre Barber - anonymous
The Cremona Violin - ETA Hoffman
The Fatal Marksman - Johann August Apel
The Devil's Ladder - Alois Wilhelm Schreiber
The Hall of Blood - Professor von Kramer

FRANCE
The Witch of Eye - Francois Baculard D'Arnaud
The Unholy Compact Abjured - Charles Pigault-Lebrun
The Wandering Jew's Sentence - Eugene Sue
The Parricide Punished - anonymous
Louise, or The Living Spectre - anonymous Jan Schalken's Three Wishes - anonymous
Maredata and Giulo, or The Ocean Spirit - anonymous
Valdrwulf, or The Fiend of the Moor - anonymous

AMERICA
Rip Van Winkle - a legend
Memoirs of Carwin, The Biloquist - Charles Brockden Brown
The Adventure of the German Student - Washington Irving
The Christmas Banquet - Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Strange Guests - anonymous
Hugues, the Wer-Wolf - Sutherland Menzies
The Possessed One - anonymous
Ben Blower's Story - Charles Hoffman
The Cask of Amontillado - Edgar Allan Poe
Shadow, a Parable - Edgar Allan Poe


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