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The Oxford Book of Canadian Ghost Stories  

Softcover
Toronto, 1990
Oxford University Press
xii; 276 p.

Introduction by Alberto Manguel
Honoré Beaugrand and Antoine Maillet translated by Alberto Manguel

 
   
 
This collection of twenty-six classic Canadian ghost stories spans two centuries, ranging from early masters such as Mazo de la Roche to contemporary writers including Mavis Gallant, Brian Moore and W. P. Kinsella (whose story 'Shoeless Joe Jackson Comes to Iowa' was the basis for the movie, Field of Dreams).
 
 
PHILIPPE AUBERT DE GASPÉ La Corriveau
JOHN CHARLES DENT The Gerrard Street Mystery
HONORÉ BEAUGRAND The Miser’s Ghost
W. H. BLAKE A Tale of the Grand Jardin
GILBERT PARKER The Flood
DUNCAN CAMPBELL SCOTT Vengeance Is Mine
STEPHEN LEACOCK Buggam Grange: A Good Old Ghost Story
MAZO DE LA ROCHE Portrait of a Wife
ETHEL WILSON Mr. Sleepwalker
A. M. KLEIN No Traveller Returns...
ROBERTSON DAVIES Dickens Digested
BRIAN MOORE The Sight
FARLEY MOWAT The Snow Walker
MAVIS GALLANT From the Fifteenth District
VIRGIL BURNETT Fallowfields
ANTONINE MAILLET The Ghost of Lovers' Lane
TIMOTHY FINDLEY Dreams
JANE RULE If There Is No Gate
W. P. KINSELLA Shoeless Joe Jackson Comes to Iowa
AUDREY THOMAS Joseph and His Brother
ALISTAIR MACLEOD As Birds Bring Forth the Sun
ERIC MCCORMACK No Country for Old Men
MARGARET ATWOOD Death by Landscape
SEAN VIRGO Haunt
TIM WYNNE-JONES The Woman with the Lounge-Act Hair
ROHINTON MISTRY The Ghost of Firozsha Baag
 
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