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Inclou aquests noms: Seon Manley, Seon Givens

Crèdit de la imatge: Sisters Seon Manley (left) and Gogo Lewis (right). Picture by R. Paterline. From the rear jacket fold-in of their 19690 anthology SHAPES OF THE SUPERNATURAL.

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Obres de Seon Manley

Women of the Weird: Eerie Stories by the Gentle Sex (1976) — Editor; Col·laborador — 42 exemplars
Sisters of Sorcery: Two Centuries of Witchcraft Stories by the Gentle Sex (1976) — Editor; Col·laborador — 30 exemplars
Christmas Ghosts: An Anthology (1978) — Editor — 26 exemplars
My Heart's in the Heather (1968) 24 exemplars
James Joyce: Two Decades of Criticism (1946) — Editor — 22 exemplars
Islands: Their Lives, Legends, and Lore (1970) — Editor — 16 exemplars
Shapes of the Supernatural (1969) — Editor — 11 exemplars
Cat Encounters: A Cat-Lover's Anthology (1979) — Editor — 11 exemplars
Fun Phantoms: Tales of Ghostly Entertainment (1979) — Editor — 10 exemplars
Teen-Age Treasury of Good Humor (1960) — Editor — 8 exemplars
The Haunted Dolls (1980) — Editor; Col·laborador — 7 exemplars
Suspense: A Treasury for Young Adults (1966) — Editor — 6 exemplars
A Present for Charles Dickens (1983) 6 exemplars
Nature's Revenge: Eerie Stories of Revolt Against the Human Race (1978) — Editor; Col·laborador — 6 exemplars
Beaches: Their Lives, Legends, and Lore (1968) — Editor — 5 exemplars
Teen-Age Treasury for Girls (1958) — Editor — 5 exemplars
The Oceans: A Treasury Of The Sea World (1967) — Editor — 4 exemplars
High Adventure: A Treasury for Young Adults (1968) — Editor — 4 exemplars
A Gathering of Ghosts: A Treasury (1970) — Editor — 4 exemplars
Magic! A Treasury for Young Readers (1967) — Editor — 3 exemplars
Mystery! A Treasury for Younger Readers (1963) — Editor — 2 exemplars
To You With Love: A Treasury of Great Romantic Literature (1969) — Editor; Col·laborador — 2 exemplars
Teen-Age Treasury of Imagination and Discovery (1962) — Editor — 1 exemplars
Merriment! A Treasury For Young Readers (1965) — Editor — 1 exemplars
Teen-Age Treasury of Our Science World (1961) — Editor — 1 exemplars

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Coneixement comú

Nom normalitzat
Manley, Seon
Nom oficial
Manley, Janet Helen Givens
Data de naixement
1921-01-07
Data de defunció
2009-03-11
Gènere
female
Nacionalitat
USA
Lloc de naixement
Connecticut, USA
Llocs de residència
East Patchogue, New York, USA
Professions
author
Relacions
Lewis, Gogo (sister)
Manley, Robert (husband)
Biografia breu
Worked for Vanguard Press 1959-1986

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This is an anthology of eerie stories aimed at younger readers. The two stories in the fairy tale vein, Madame d’Aulnoy’s “The Yellow Dwarf” and Mrs. Gaskell’s “Curious If True,” seem misplaced in this collection. Otherwise, the tales are for the most part entertaining albeit on the mild side. The standouts are Shirley Jackson’s “One Ordinary Day, with Peanuts,” a sly take on the source of good and evil in the world; E. Nesbit’s matrimonial ghost story “John Charrington’s Wedding”; and Edna St. Vincent Millay’s surprising and somewhat shocking story of loneliness, love, and loss, “The Murder in the Fishing Cat.”… (més)
½
 
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ghr4 | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Nov 16, 2018 |
Stories by Andre Norton, Doris Lessing, Dorothy Sayers, Lady Wilde, Lady Gregory and other literary luminaries. The editors provide an introduction to each story. I read this many years ago, and remember liking it—and now I want to read it again!
 
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deckla | Nov 12, 2018 |
Great read! This is exactly what the title says it is. Great narrative, great pace, great information. The author obviously knows what he's talking about and takes it a step further by making it enjoyable. Loved the illustrations as well. Just wish they were in color. Would definitely recommend as a casual read to anyone interested.
 
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SumisBooks | Dec 18, 2017 |
This is a nice little collection of supernatural short stories including some by some classic authors such as Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu and H. G. Wells.
 
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Jane-Phillips | Oct 27, 2017 |

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Obres
47
Membres
553
Popularitat
#45,138
Valoració
½ 3.6
Ressenyes
15
ISBN
50
Llengües
1

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