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The Library of America presents American Fantastic Tales, an unrivaled two-volume boxed collection of the American Gothic tradition, from Edgar Allan Poe to today's masters of terror and the uncanny?-86 stories in all.

I. Terror and the Uncanny

From Poe to the Pulps

768 pp.

II. Terror and the Uncanny

From the 1940s to Now

744 pp.

Featuring:

Charles Brockden Brown, Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Robert W. Chambers, Kate Chopin, Lafcadio Hearn, F. Marion Crawford, Ambrose Bierce, Henry James, Edith Wharton, Ellen Glasgow, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Robert E. Howard, H. P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, Robert Bloch, John Collier, Tennessee Williams, John Cheever, Jack Finney, Shirley Jackson, Paul Bowles, Ray Bradbury, Charles Beaumont, Vladimir Nabokov, Harlan Ellison, Richard Matheson, Isaac Bashevis Singer, John Crowley, Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen King, Michael Chabon, Steven Millhauser, Brian Evenson, Kelly Link, and dozens more.

An encompassing and essential voyage to the dark side of the moon of American literature and a stupendous, spellbinding reading experience waiting to be had. - Jonathan Lethem

About the Author

Peter Straub is one of Americas foremost authors of supernatural and suspense fiction. He is the New York Times bestselling author of a dozen novels, including the horror classic Ghost Story and The Talisman, which he cowrote with Stephen King. His latest novel, Black House—also written with King—is a #1 New York Times bestseller. A past president of the Horror Writers of America and multiple award winner, he lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781598530599
Author:
Straub, Peter (edt)
Publisher:
Library of America
Editor:
Straub, Peter
Author:
Straub, Peter
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Fantasy - Anthologies
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
S-Retail Set
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
SET HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
1500
Dimensions:
8.58x5.78x2.78 in. 3.13 lbs.
Age Level:
17-17

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