2007/10/22

巽先生、監修・解説『アメリカン・ゴシック傑作選』刊行!

アティーナ・プレスから、巽先生が監修・解説された『アメリカン・ゴシック傑作選』Part(2):Postbellum Supernatural (1860-1940) がついに刊行されます!!

2005年に出版されたPart(1):Gothic and Sensational Literature (1820-1860) の大好評を受けて刊行される今回のPart(2)は、南北戦争以後のゴシック小説を厳選。また、女性作家が多く収録させているのも特徴です。それぞれの時代で人気を博し、読者を魅了してきたジャンル―アメリカン・ゴシック―を、この機会に読破してみてはいかがでしょうか。


※詳しくはこちらから。


『アメリカン・ゴシック傑作選』 Part(2):Postbellum Supernatural (1860-1940)
監修・解説:巽孝之
全8巻+別冊解説、約2800ページ、セット定価 本体144,000円 (税込 151,200円)


Volume 1
Harriet Elizabeth Prescott, later Spofford (1835–1921)
Sir Rohan’s Ghost: A Romance
Boston: Tilton, 1860 • 352 pp.
Bound with “The Amber Gods” and “Circumstance” from The Amber Gods and Other Stories (Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1863).

Volume 2
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, later Ward (1844–1911)
Men, Women, and Ghosts
Boston: Fields, Osgood, 1869 • 342 pp.
Contents: No News, The Tenth of January, Night-Watches, The Day of My Death, “Little Tommy Tucker,” One of the Elect, What Was the Matter?, In the Gray Goth, Calico, Kentucky’s Ghost.

Volume 3
Fitz-James O’Brien (1828–62)
The Diamond Lens with Other Stories, collected and edited, with a sketch of the author by William Winter
New York: Scribner’s, 1885 (first published in 1881) • 358 pp.
Contents: Sketch of O’Brien, The Diamond Lens, The Wondersmith, Tommatoo, Mother of Pearl, The Bohemian, The Lost Room, The Pot of Tulips, The Golden Ingot, My Wife’s Tempter, What Was It?, Duke Humphrey’s Dinner, Milly Dove, The Dragon Fang.

Volume 4
Louisa May Alcott (1832–88)
A Modern Mephistopheles and A Whisper in the Dark
Boston: Roberts, 1889 (A Modern Mephistopheles first published anonymously in 1877) • 350 pp.

Volume 5
Robert William Chambers (1865–1933)
The King in Yellow
Chicago & New York: Neely, 1895 • 318 pp.
Contents: The Repairer of Reputations, The Mask, The Court of the Dragon, The Yellow Sign, The Demoiselle d’Ys, The Prophets’ Paradise, The Street of the Four Winds, The Street of the First Shell, The Street of Our Lady in the Fields, Rue Barrée.

Volume 6
Mary Eleanor Wilkins, later Freeman (1852–1930)
The Wind in the Rose-Bush and Other Tales of the Supernatural
New York: Doubleday, Page, 1903 • 246 pp.
Contents: The Wind in the Rose-Bush, The Shadows on the Wall, Luella Miller, The Southwest Chamber, The Vacant Lot, The Lost Ghost.
Bound with “A Symphony in Lavender” and “A Far-Away Melody” from A Humble Romance and Other Stories (New York: Harper, 1887); “The Twelfth Guest” and “A Gentle Ghost” from A New England Nun and Other Stories (New York: Harper, 1891); and “The Little Maid at the Door” from Silence and Other Stories (New York: Harper, 1898).

Volume 7
Gertrude Atherton (1857–1948)
The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories
New York & London: Harper, 1905 • 310 pp.
Contents: The Bell in the Fog, The Striding Place, The Dead and the Countess, The Greatest Good of the Greatest Number, A Monarch of a Small Survey, The Tragedy of a Snob, Crowned with One Crest, Death and the Woman, A Prologue (to an Unwritten Play), Talbot of Ursula.
Bound with “The Foghorn” from The Foghorn: Stories (Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1934).

Volume 8
Francis Marion Crawford (1854–1909)
Wandering Ghosts
New York: Macmillan, 1911 • 308 pp.
Contents: The Dead Smile, The Screaming Skull, Man Overboard!, For the Blood Is the Life, The Upper Berth, By the Waters of Paradise, The Doll’s Ghost.


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