Vampires, Zombies, Werewolves and Ghosts: 25 Classic Stories of the Supernatural

Vampires, Zombies, Werewolves and Ghosts: 25 Classic Stories of the Supernatural

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Overview

They are the fearful images that have stalked humanity’s nightmares for centuries, supernatural creatures that feast on flesh and haunt the soul, macabre and uncanny beings that frighten and fascinate the imagination.
 
Vampires, Zombies, Werewolves, and Ghosts collects classic stories from literary masters inspired by folklore and mythology who dared to explore the darker side of human nature and crafted tales that defied convention, stirred up controversy, and gave life to a storytelling genre that has endured for generations.
 
With stories by Charles Dickens, Rudyard Kipling, Henry James, Anne Sexton, Oscar Wilde, Yvonne Navarro, Fritz Leiber, Ramsey Campbell, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Angela Carter, and others…

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780451531940
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/06/2011
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 643,879
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.70(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Barbara H. Solomon is a professor of English and women’s studies at Iona College. Her academic interests include twentieth-century and contemporary American and non-western fiction. Among the anthologies she's edited are The Awakening and Selected Stories of Kate Chopin, Other Voices, Other Vistas, Herland and Selected Stories of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Haves and Have-Nots, and Passages.
 
Eileen Panetta is an associate professor of English at Iona College. Her teaching focuses on the modern British novel, the American short story, and young adult literature. With Barbara Solomon she is the editor of Passages, Once Upon a Childhood, and Miss Lulu Bett and Selected Stories of Zona Gale.

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