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    The Parliament of Dreams: Conferring on Babylon 5 ed. Edward James & Farah Mendlesohn (The Science Fiction Foundation, August 1998, £9.00, 177pp, tp)
        Collection of critical essays on the J. Michael Straczyski TV show, most delivered as papers at the University College of Ripon and York St John on 13/14 December 1997. “Foundation Studies in Science Fiction 1”. Mistaken ISBN as 0-7049-1195-2 on the backcover.
    • 1 · Rewriting the Past in the Future in Straczynski’s Babylon 5 · Edward James & Farah Mendelsohn · in
    • 14 · I. Narratives
    • 15 · Time Past/Time Future: Reading “Babylon Squared” · Stephen Keane · ar
    • 26 · Space and Time Out of Joint: “War Without End” · Herbert Shu-Shun Chan · ar
    • 38 · The Philosophy of Balance · Gareth A. Roberts · ar
    • 50 · Reconsidering Gender and Heroism · Anne M. Schofield & Nickianne Moody · ar; commissioned for this anthology.
    • 60 · II. Echoes
    • 61 · The Shadows out of Time: Lovecraftian Echoes in Babylon 5 · Andy Sawyer · ar
    • 71 · Shades of Darkness: Shadow and Myth · Pauline Archell-Thompson · ar
    • 80 · The Psychological Significance of Straczynski’s Universe · David F. McMahon · ar
    • 89 · “Every Station has its Phantoms”: Uncanny Effects and Hybrid Spaces · Karen Sayer · ar
    • 99 · III. Technologies
    • 100 · Engineering the Future: Building Coherent Speculative Technologies · Nicholas Packwood · ar
    • 110 · Cyborgs and Symbionts: Technology, Politics and Identity · James Brown · ar
    • 130 · IV. Moralities and Faiths
    • 131 · Religion, Philosophy and the End of History · Kevin McCarron · ar
    • 145 · Medicine, Morality and Faith · Nickianne Moody · ar
    • 153 · Psychopathology and Alien Ethics · Stephen R. L. Clark · ar
    • 163 · Episode listing · [uncredited] · ms
    • 169 · Notes on Contributors · [uncredited] · bg


    Eton and King’s: Recollections, Mostly Trivial, 1875-1925 by M. R. James (Ash-Tree Press, November 30, 2005, C$55.00, xix+200pp, hc)
        Reprint (Williams & Norgate 1926) M. R. James’s recollections of his time spent in the Colleges founded by King Henry the Sixth. This new edition of Eton and King’s has been fully indexed by Rosemary and Darroll Pardoe, who have also provided an Introduction. A further article “New and Old at Cambridge” is also included as an appendix. Limited to 350 copies. A world-wide edition available in the US for $47.50 and in the UK for £27.00. Details supplied by Denny Lien.


    The Five Jars by M. R. James (Ash-Tree Press, March 1, 1995, £16.00, xvii+101pp, hc)
        Reprint (Edward Arnold 1922) fantasy novel. It has a new Introduction by Rosemary Pardoe. A limited edition of 300 copies. A world-wide edition available in the US for $27.00. Note that Don Tuck lists this as a collection although it is more usually regarded as a novel.


    The Ghost Stories of M.R. James by M. R. James (Oxford University Press, November 1986, £12.95, 224pp, hc)
        Collection of 15 stories, edited and with an introduction by Michael Cox.
    • 7 · Introduction · Michael Cox · in 1986
    • 39 · Canon Alberic’s Scrap-Book · M. R. James · ss National Review March 1895
    • 49 · Lost Hearts · M. R. James · ss The Pall Mall Magazine December 1895
    • 59 · The Mezzotint · M. R. James · ss Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James, Edward Arnold, 1904
    • 69 · The Ash-Tree · M. R. James · ss Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James, Edward Arnold, 1904
    • 79 · Number 13 · M. R. James · ss Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James, Edward Arnold, 1904
    • 91 · “Oh, Whistle, and I’ll Come to You, My Lad” · M. R. James · nv Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James, Edward Arnold, 1904
    • 107 · The Tractate Middoth · M. R. James · ss More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James, Arnold, 1911
    • 119 · The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral · M. R. James · nv The Contemporary Review April 1910
    • 131 · Martin’s Close · M. R. James · nv More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James, Arnold, 1911
    • 145 · Mr. Humphreys and His Inheritance · M. R. James · nv More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James, Arnold, 1911
    • 163 · The Residence at Whitminster · M. R. James · nv A Thin Ghost by M. R. James, Longmans, Green, 1919
    • 179 · A Neighbour’s Landmark · M. R. James · nv The Eton Chronic March 17 1924
    • 189 · A View from a Hill · M. R. James · ss The London Mercury May 1925
    • 203 · A Warning to the Curious · M. R. James · ss The London Mercury August 1925
    • 215 · A Vignette · M. R. James · ss The London Mercury November 1936
    • 221 · Publication Details · [uncredited] · bi 1986
    • 222 · Notes to the Introduction · [uncredited] · bi 1986
    • 223 · Select Bibliography · [uncredited] · bi 1986


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