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Victorian Short Stories (Stories of Courtship)

  • 120 Pages
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  • English
Modern fiction, Short stories, Short Stories (Anthologies), Short Stories (single author), Fiction, Fiction - Ge
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Open LibraryOL8538548M
ISBN 101428042407
ISBN 139781428042407

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One of just two stories M. James published in the Victorian era (many of his stories were written in the s and s), this is an unsettling story about an orphan boy who goes to stay at the house of his distant relation, Mr Abney. Soon after his arrival, the young boy learns that two children who. "Stories of Successful Marriages" is a rather interesting subtitle for this collection of five short stories.

I can't decide if this is a deliberate attempt at irony, or a pointed insight on what might have passed for a "successful marriage" according to Victorian mores - apparently "Stockholm Syndrome" qualifies as "successful" in Victorian marital lingo/5. The Oxford Book of Victorian Ghost Stories, compiled by Michael Cox (The Meaning of Night) and R.A.

Gilbert, is a fantastic collection of mostly 19th century ghost stories. There are stories by well-known authors such as Charles Dickens, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, R.L.

Stevenson, and J.S. Le Fanu, and stories by authors whom I was unfamiliar with /5(16). 18 Great Short Stories You Can Read Free Online Sarah Ullery When I have no idea what to read, I find a bunch of free short stories online, save them onto the Pocket app, and read them as if I’ve compiled my own short story : Victorian Short Stories book Ullery.

Victorian Short Stories book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. “Dennis Denisoff’s anthology of Victorian short fiction is a ground-breaking contribution to teaching and research, with a wide-ranging and original selection of stories by 19th-century writers, and an expertly-chosen group of Victorian critical essays on the short story and its genres.”5/5(2).

This is an exceptional anthology of Victorian ghost stories; all are short stories which are easily read in a brief sitting. The book serves as a remarkable spyglass into another era, one wholly foreign to our own.

I enjoy each creepy tale and find the mix of authors to be effectively selected and simply organized. A truly fun read. Recommended/5(5). Books on LibraryThing tagged Victorian erotica. This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising.

Most histories of the British short story begin with two assertions: first, that it is notoriously difficult to define the genre of the short story; and second, that the genre did not come of age in Britain until the late nineteenth century.

1 See, for example, Allen, ; Dean Baldwin, “The Tardy Evolution of the British Short Story,” Journal of Short Fiction, Vol. 30 No. 1,Victorian Short Stories.

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London: Dent, (OCoLC) Online version: Victorian short stories. Victorian Short Stories: Stories of Courtship Contents Angela, an Inverted Love Story, by William Schwenk Gilbert -- The Parson's Daughter of Oxney Colne, by Anthony Trollope -- Anthony Garstin's Courtship, by Hubert Crackanthorpe -- A Little Grey Glove, by George Egerton Bright -- The Woman Beater, by Israel Zangwill.

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You can also read the full text online using our ereader. 2) The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson is not so much a novel as a very well-crafted and chilling short story. Yet it is a grand mystery in which we see an outwardly worthy Victorian longing to free himself of his finer attributes in order to luxuriate in his baser instincts.

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Please feel free to contact us via this page and to invite your friends to 'like' it.5/5. Elizabeth Gaskell was born on Septem to a Unitarian clergyman, who was also a civil servant and journalist. Her mother died when she was young, and she was brought up by her aunt in Knutsford, a small village that was the prototype for Cranford, Hollingford and the setting for numerous other short stories.3/5(1).

Stories. The stories on this page draw inspiration from the growing pool of shared material culture on Victorian Collections. Each story brings together items gathered by different organisations, celebrating the diversity of collections held across Victoria.

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Every cultural artefact has a story to tell. His previous books include A Dictionary of Writers and Their Works, The Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories, and The Oxford Book ofTwentieth-Century Ghost Stories.R. Gilbert is a well-known antiquarian bookseller and a world authority on the historiography of esoteric thought in general, and on the occult currents of the nineteenth century.

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