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Ghost Stories of Henry James. About this book: Henry James was arguably the greatest practitioner of what has been called the psychological ghost story. His stories explore the region which lies between the supernatural or straightforwardly marvellous and the darker areas of the human psyche. This edition includes all ten of his 'appacitional ...
James wrote eighteen weird tales – most of which were ambiguously supernatural, and the best of this output is included in this volume – phantom women in black veils, haunted clothes guarded by a jealous ghost, evil doppelgangers with mutilated fingers, murderous portraits which ensure the family honor, and more.
Henry James was arguably the greatest practitioner of what has been called the psychological ghost story. His stories explore the region which lies between the supernatural or straightforwardly marvellous and the darker areas of the human psyche.
And so both Godden and Benson made themselves at home as best they could—by writing ghost stories at Henry James’s desk. The Lamb House tenancy ended in 2018. Since then, the National Trust has managed the property directly, placing it under the oversight of a professional curatorial staff.
T he gothic, the spectral, or the ghostly have recently emerged as central subjects in a number of critical studies of Henry James’s short tales. In fact, J. Hillis Miller has gone so far as to claim that “1) All James’s stories and novels are ghost stories, [and] 2) the ghost stories proper are really, obliquely, about the act of literature.” 1 But the ghost stories are, in my opinion ...
'The Haunting of Bly Manor' Was Inspired by These Henry James Ghost Stories By: Domonique Cox-Salberg Regarding horror stories, part of their ability to be unsettling and memorable lies between what aspects of the material are based on facts, imagination, or both.