Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Publication Sources
Introduction

WILLIAM CARLETON “Wildgoose Lodge” (1833)

MARY SHELLEY “The Mortal Immortal” (1833)

CHARLES DICKENS “The Bloomsbury Christening” (1834)

THOMAS DE QUINCEY “The Vision of Sudden Death” and “The Dream-Fugue” (1849)

WILKIE COLLINS “A Terribly Strange Bed” (1852)

ELIZABETH GASKELL “The Great Cranford Panic” (1853)

FRANCES BROWNE “The Story of Fairyfoot” (1857)

GERALDINE JEWSBURY “Agnes Lee” (1857)

ANTHONY TROLLOPE “George Walker at Suez” (1861)

MARY ELIZABETH BRADDON “Eveline’s Visitant” (1862)

ALGERNON SWINBURNE “Dead Love” (1862)

C.L. DODGSON [LEWIS CARROLL] “Bruno’s Revenge” (1867)

SHERIDAN LE FANU “Green Tea” (1869)

MARY DE MORGAN “A Toy Princess” (1877)

MARY BEAUMONT “The Revenge of Her Race” (1879?)

AMELIA B. EDWARDS “Was it an Illusion? A Parson’s Story” (1881)

THOMAS HARDY “Interlopers at the Knap” (1884)

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON “Markheim” (1885)

RUDYARD KIPLING “Lispeth” (1886)

OSCAR WILDE “The Happy Prince” (1888)

ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE “A Scandal in Bohemia” (1891)

GEORGE EGERTON “The Spell of the White Elf” (1893)

EVELYN SHARP “In Dull Brown” (1896)

ADA LEVERSON “The Quest of Sorrow” (1896)

H.G. WELLS “The Star” (1897)

ISRAEL ZANGWILL “To Die in Jerusalem” (1899)

APPENDIX A Edgar Allan Poe, from a review of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Twice-told Tales (1842)

APPENDIX B Charles Dickens, from “Frauds on the Fairies”
(1853)

APPENDIX C Margaret Oliphant, from “The ByWays of Literature: Reading for the Million” (1858)

APPENDIX D Frederick Wedmore, “The Short Story” (1898)

APPENDIX E Laura Marholm Hansson, from “Neurotic Keynotes” (1896)

Posted on October 29, 2015