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AMERICAN & CANADIAN

MASTERS of HORROR

North American writers of horror, ghost stories, weird fiction, and the Gothic.

AMERICAN HORROR (The Ghost Story)

ELEGANT GHOST STORIES, PARABLES, GOTHIC FARCES, and DARK ROMANTICISM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton; John Kendrick Bangs; Stephen Vincent Benet;
Charles Brockden Brown; Willa Cather; Stephen Crane; Emma Frances Dawson;
Olivia Howard Dunbar; Mary E. Wilkins Freeman; Ellen Glasgow; 
Nathaniel Hawthorne; Patrick Lafcadio Hearn; Washington Irving; Henry James;
Sarah Orne Jewett; Harriet Prescott Spofford; Mark Twain; Edith Wharton
 
 
 
AMERICAN HORROR (The Weird Tale)
VIOLENT GHOST STORIES, PULP FICTION, FANTASY, and CYNICAL COSMICISM
Ambrose Bierce; Robert W. Chambers; Irvin S. Cobb; Ralph Adams Cram;
 F. Marion Crawford; Charlotte Perkins Gilman; Julian Hawthorne; 
David H. Keller, M.D.; Jack London; H.P. Lovecraft; Herman Melville; 
William Chambers Morrow; Fitz-James O'Brien; Edgar Allan Poe; 
Francis Stevens (Gertrude B. Bennett); Edward Lucas White; 
Henry St. Clair Whitehead

CANADIAN HORROR (The Terror of Wilderness)

ECO-HORROR, WEIRD FICTION, FOLK STORIES, and SURVIVALIST NARRATIVES
 
 
 
 
 
Grant Allen; Honoré Beaugrand; W.H. Blake; S. Carleton; John Charles Dent; 
Philippe Aubert de Gaspé; Stephen Leacock; Gilbert Parker; Charles G. D. Roberts; Mazo de la Roche; Robert Service; Duncan Campbell Scott; 
Vincent Starrett; Alan Sullivan;
Grant Allen

{1848 -1899} Recommended Readings - Kalee’s Shrine; The Devil’s Die; The White Man’s Foot; The Jaws of Death; The Great Taboo; The Tents of Shem; Michael’s Crag; The British Barbarians; My New Year’s Eve Among the Mummies; Our Scientific Observations on a Ghost; The Empress of Andorra; The Foundering of the Fortuna; An Episode in High Life; Carvalho; Dr Greatrex’s Engagement; The Backslider; The Curate of Churnside; The Mysterious Occurance in Piccadilly; The Rev. John Creedy; The Beckoning Hand