Dorothy Scarborough, “Humorous Ghost Stories”


19 famous ghost stories


It includes:

The Canterville Ghost / by Oscar Wilde

The Ghost-Extinguisher / by Gelett Burgess

“Dey Ain’t No Ghosts” / by Ellis Parker Butler

The Transferred Ghost / by Frank R. Stockton

The Mummy’s Foot / by Théophile Gautier

The Rival Ghosts / by Brander Matthews

The Water Ghost of Harrow/ by Hall / by John Kendrick Bangs

Back From That Bourne Anonymous

The Ghost-Ship / by Richard Middleton

The Transplanted Ghost A Christmas Story / by Wallace Irwin

The Last Ghost in Harmony / by Nelson Lloyd

The Ghost of Miser Brimpson / by Eden Phillpotts

The Haunted Photograph / by Ruth Mcenery Stuart

The Ghost That Got the Button / by Will Adams

The Specter Bridegroom A Traveler’s Tale / by Washington Irving

The Specter of Tappington / by Richard Barham

In The Barn / by Burges Johnson

A Shady Plot / by Elsie Brown

The Lady and the Ghost / by Rose Cecil O’neill

Dorothy Scarborough (1878-1935) was known for her roles as a teacher, folklorist, and writer. Though born and raised in Texas, Scarborough moved to New York City to earn her Ph.D. in literature at Columbia, where she later taught writing. An interest in ghosts led to two books on the subject, Famous Modern Ghost Stories(1921) and Humorous Ghost Stories (1921). She also wrote the acclaimed novel, The Wind (1925).



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  • Publisher: Intra (August 13, 2022)
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 269 pages
  • ISBN-13: 979-1259914347
  • Dimensions: 5 x 0.68 x 8 inches
  • Weight: 12.8 ounces
  • Price: $ 14,99 € 14,99 (paperback), € 4,99 (ebook Intra)


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