Tales of Wonder

Tales of Wonder



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781551118352
Publisher: Broadview Press
Publication date: 09/30/2009
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Douglass H. Thomson is Professor of English at Georgia Southern University.

Table of Contents

M.G. Lewis and Tales of Wonder: A Brief Chronology
A Note on the Text

Tales of Wonder

  1. Bothwell’s Bonny Jane / M.G. Lewis
  2. Osric the Lion / M.G. Lewis
  3. Sir Hengist / M.G. Lewis
  4. Alonzo the Brave, and Fair Imogine / M.G. Lewis
  5. Giles Jollup the Grave, and Brown Sally Green / M.G. Lewis
  6. Elver’s Hoh / M.G. Lewis
  7. The Sword of Angantyr / M.G. Lewis
  8. King Hacho’s Death-Song / M.G. Lewis
  9. The Erl-King / M.G. Lewis
  10. The Erl-King’s Daughter / M.G. Lewis
  11. The Water-King / M.G. Lewis
  12. The Fire-King / Walter Scott
  13. The Cloud-King / M.G. Lewis
  14. The Fisherman / M.G. Lewis
  15. The Sailor’s Tale / M.G. Lewis
  16. The Princess and the Slave / M.G. Lewis
  17. The Gay Gold Ring / M.G. Lewis
  18. The Grim White Woman / M.G. Lewis
  19. The Little Grey Man / H. Bunbury
  20. Glenfinlas; or Lord Ronald’s Coronach / Walter Scott
  21. The Eve of Saint John / Walter Scott
  22. Frederick and Alice / Walter Scott
  23. The Wild Huntsmen / Walter Scott
  24. The Old Woman of Berkeley / Robert Southey
  25. Bishop Bruno / Robert Southey
  26. Lord William / Robert Southey
  27. The Painter of Florence / Robert Southey
  28. Donica / Robert Southey
  29. Cornelius Agrippa’s Bloody Book / Robert Southey
  30. Rudiger / Robert Southey
  31. The Elfin-King / John Leyden
  32. The Sorceress; or Wolfwold and Ulla / Mickle

Appendix A: A Selection of Poems from Volume II of Tales of Wonder

  1. LVI. Clerk Colvin
  2. LVII. Willy’s Lady
  3. LVIII. Courteous King Jamie
  4. LIX.Tam Lin
  5. LX. Lenora

Appendix B: Robert Southey and the Tales of Wonder

Appendix C: Selections from Tales of Terror (1801)

  1. I. Introductory Dialogue
  2. IV.The Wolf-King or Little Red-Riding-Hood. An Old Woman’s Tale
  3. X. The Grey Friar of Winton; or, the Death of King Rufus. An English Legend
  4. XI. Grim, King of Ghosts; or, the Dance of Death. A Church-Yard Tale
  5. XV. The Black Canon of Elmham; or, Saint Edmond’s Eve. An Old English Ballad
  6. XIX. The House upon the Heath. A Welsh Tale
  7. XX.The Mud-King; or, Smedley’s Ghost. A Tale of the Times

Appendix D: A Note on Scott’s Compilation An Apology for Tales of Terror (1799)

Appendix E: Critical Reception of Tales of Wonder and Tales of Terror

  1. British Critic (December 1801)
  2. Antijacobin Review (March 1801)
  3. Monthly Magazine (July 1801)
  4. Poetical Register (1801)
  5. Critical Review (January 1802)
  6. From George Gordon, Lord Byron, English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (1809)

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