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    Great British Tales of Terror: Gothic Stories of Horror and Romance, 1765-1840, Volume I ed. Peter Haining (Gollancz, February 1972, 0-575-01038-X, £2.50, viii+487pp, hc)
    • 1 · Introduction · Peter Haining · in 1972
    • · I. Great Britain
    • 11 · Maddalena, or The Fate of the Florentines · Horace Walpole · nv (r)
      taken from Unpublished Tales, edited by Spencer Walpole, 1902.
    • 32 · Sir Bertrand · Anna Laetitia Barbauld · ss Miscellaneous Pieces in Prose by Anna Laetitia & John Aikin, , 1773, as by Anna Laetitia Aikin; given as by Mrs. Anne Letitia Barbauld.
      this is now regarded as the work of John Aikin though usually attributed to his sister.
    • 37 · The Haunted Chamber · Mrs. Ann Radcliffe · ex from The Mysteries of Udolpho, Robinson, 1794
    • 55 · The Abbey of Clunedale · Dr. Nathan Drake · ss Literary Hours #20, 1804
    • 68 · The Anaconda · Matthew Gregory Lewis · nv Romantic Tales by M. G. Lewis, Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme, 1808
    • 113 · The Monk of Horror, or The Conclave of Corpses · [uncredited] · ss The Tales of the Crypt, London, 1796
    • 117 · The Nymph of the Fountain · William Beckford (by Johann Karl August Musäus) · nv Tales from the German by Johann Karl August Musäus, John Murray, 1791
      the story is really by Johann Karl Musäus but was purportedly translated by Beckford for Popular Tales of the Germans, Murray, 1791.
    • 151 · The Black Spider · [uncredited] · nv ca. 1798
    • 174 · The Water Spectre · Francis Lathom · ss ca. 1810
    • 189 · Secrets of Cabalism, or Ravenstone and Alice of Huntingdon · William Child Green · ss ca. 1819
    • 200 · The Unknown!, or The Knight of the Red Plume · Anne of Swansea · nv Deeds of Olden Times by Anne of Swansea, , 1826
    • 227 · The Dance of the Dead · [uncredited] · ss ca. 1810
    • 236 · Leixlip Castle · Charles Maturin · ss The Literary Souvenir, or Cabinet of Poetry and Romance, London, 1825
    • 250 · The Vampyre · Dr. John Polidori · nv The New Monthly Magazine April 1 1819, as by Lord Byron
    • 270 · The Assassins · Percy Bysshe Shelley · uw Posthumous Poems by Percy Bysshe Shelley, John and Henry L. Hunt, 1824
    • 287 · The Dream · Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley · ss The Keepsake 1832, 1831
    • 301 · The Burial · Lord Byron · uw Mazeppa by Lord Byron, John Murray, 1819, as “A Fragment”
    • 308 · A Tale for a Chimney Corner · Leigh Hunt · ss The Indicator December 15 1819
    • 318 · The Spectre Bride · William Harrison Ainsworth · ss Arliss’s Pocket Magazine 1822, as “The Baron’s Bride”
    • 328 · The Dice · Thomas De Quincey · nv The London Magazine August 1823, as “The Magic Dice, an Awful Narrative”
    • 353 · The Astrologer’s Prediction, or The Maniac’s Fate · [uncredited] · ss Legends of Terror, London, 1826
    • 362 · Glenallan · Lord Lytton · nv 1826
    • 383 · The Tale of the Mysterious Mirror · Sir Walter Scott · nv The Keepsake 1829, 1828, as “My Aunt Margaret’s Mirror” by The Author of Waverley
    • 408 · The Magic Watch · Raphael · ss The Familiar Astrologer by Raphael, John Bennett, 1833
      same as “The Diamond Watch”, Anon., in The Romancist’s and Novelist’s Library.
    • 421 · The Demon of the Hartz, or The Three Charcoal Burners · Thomas Peckett Prest · ss The Calendar of Horrors by Thomas Peckett Prest, London, 1835, uncredited.
      wrongly attributed to Prest. It is a translation of the anonymous German tale “Waldeck”. see also “The Fortunes of Martin Waldeck”, translated by Sir Walter Scott.
    • 432 · The Devil’s Wager · William Makepeace Thackeray · ss Fraser’s Magazine 1836
    • 443 · The Expedition to Hell · James Hogg · ss Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine May 1827, as “George Dobson’s Expedition to Hell”
    • 453 · The Iron Shroud · William Mudford, uncredited · ss Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine August 1830, as by The Author of “First and Last”
    • 467 · The Ghost and the Bone-Setter · Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu · ss Dublin University Magazine #61, January 1838, uncredited.
    • 477 · The Tribunal of the Inquisition · G. W. M. Reynolds · ex from Mysteries of the Inquisition (r)
      wrongly attributed to Reynolds.






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