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James, M. R. (Montague Rhodes) 1862-1936

Overview
Works: 1,136 works in 3,739 publications in 7 languages and 32,504 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Short stories  Ghost stories  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Drama  Horror films 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Contributor, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Creator, Composer, Adapter, Arranger, Speaker, Compiler, Redactor
Classifications: PZ8.A542, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by M. R James
The apocryphal New Testament : being the apocryphal gospels, acts, epistles, and apocalypses, with other narratives and fragments by M. R James( Book )

130 editions published between 1924 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the compilation originally published by William Hone of London in 1820. In the earlier edition, the translations were by Jeremiah Jones and Archbishop Wake
Collected ghost stories by M. R James( Book )

112 editions published between 1931 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered by many to be the most terrifying writer in English, M.R. James is an unlikely producer of ghost-stories. An eminent scholar who spent his entire adult life in the academic surroundings of Eton and Cambridge, his classic supernatural tales have lost none of their power to unsettle and disturb. They draw on the terrors of the everyday, in which documents and objects unleash terrible forces, often in closed rooms and night-time settings where imagination runs riot. Lonely country houses, remote inns, ancient churches or the manuscript collections of great libraries provide settings fo
The steadfast tin soldier by H. C Andersen( Book )

5 editions published between 1953 and 1972 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perilous adventures of a toy soldier who loves a paper dancing girl culminate in tragedy for both of them
The wild swans by H. C Andersen( Book )

4 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven brothers who have been turned into swans by their evil stepmother are saved by their beautiful sister
Ghost stories of an antiquary by M. R James( Book )

93 editions published between 1904 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This 1904 classic collects the earliest ghost stories of author M.R. James. While not gruesome by any means, these classic tales of apparitions and other supernatural horrors remain chilling to this day."--Amazon.com viewed October 21, 2014
Abbeys by M. R James( Book )

34 editions published between 1925 and 1926 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De nugis curialium = Courtiers' trifles by Walter Map( Book )

51 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edited with a facing-page English translation from the Latin text by: Brooke, C.N.L.;; Unknown function: Mynors, R.A.B
The Oxford book of children's stories by Jan Mark( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories written for children over the past 250 years by such authors as Louisa May Alcott, Rudyard Kipling, Carl Sandburg, Joan Aiken, and Rosa Guy
The ghost stories of M.R. James by M. R James( Book )

27 editions published between 1931 and 1991 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ultimate ghost story collection by the ultimate ghost story writer. It's the perfect companion for a dark night by the fire
Casting the runes and other ghost stories by M. R James( Book )

28 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This selection of twenty-one stories represents the best of James's works, and is the first edition to incorporate improved texts based on a collation of printed versions of the stories with the available manuscripts."--Cover
The Biblical antiquities of Philo by Pseudo-Philo( Book )

43 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and German and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sea-green horse : a collection of short stories by Barbara Howes( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Apocalypse in art by M. R James( Book )

28 editions published between 1927 and 1931 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British painting by C. H. Collins Baker( Book )

11 editions published between 1933 and 1938 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More ghost stories of an antiquary by M. R James( Book )

31 editions published between 1911 and 2016 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is M. R. James' second collection of ghost stories. It includes A School Story, The Rose Garden, The Tractate Middoth, Casting the Runes, The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral, Martin's Close, and Mr. Humphreys and His Inheritance
The life and miracles of St. William of Norwich by Thomas( Book )

22 editions published between 1896 and 2011 in English and Latin and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wanderings and homes of manuscripts by M. R James( Book )

20 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published in 1919, this volume is a change of pace from an author best known for his classic ghost stories. It is a history of the transmission of manuscripts from one area, culture, or age, to another. The author's moral: Be inquisitive. See books for yourself; do not trust that the cataloguer has told you everything
A thin ghost and others by M. R James( Book )

34 editions published between 1919 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Note: The University of Adelaide Library eBooks @ Adelaide
Spine chillers : 5 radio dramas based on the stories of M.R. James by M. R James( )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of 5 of chilling stories from M.R. James, including 4 previously unreleased stories and originally recorded for the Radio 4 Woman's Hour in Christmas 2007. M.R. James is an important part of the nation's celebration of Christmas. In the oral tradition, many of his thirty or so tales were penned as Christmas Eve entertainments and read aloud to gatherings of friends
Letters to a friend by M. R James( Book )

4 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Oxford book of children's stories
Alternative Names
James M. R.

James M. R. 1862-1936

James, M. R. (Montague Rhodes)

James, M. R. (Montague Rhodes), 1862-1936

James, Montague R.

James, Montague R. 1862-1936

James Montague Rhodes

James, Montague Rhodes 1862-1936

M. R. James

M. R. James britisk historikar og skribent

M. R. James britisk historiker og skribent

M·R·詹姆斯

Montague Rhodes Herrera escritor británico

Montague Rhodes James

Montague Rhodes, James 1862-1936

Montague Rhodes James anglický povídkář, paleograf a mediavelista

Montague Rhodes James britischer Horror- und Fantasyautor

Montague Rhodes James Brits schrijver

Montague Rhodes James brittisk historiker och författare

Montague Rhodes James écrivain britannique

Montague Rhodes James scrittore, storico e medievista britannico

Rhodes James, Montague

Джеймс, Монтегю Родс английский писатель, историк

إم. جيمس كاتب بريطاني

제임스, M. R. 1862-1936

제임스, 몬터규 로즈 1862-1936

ジェイムズ, M. R

モンタギュウ・ロウズ・ジェイムズ

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Ghost stories of an antiquaryDe nugis curialium = Courtiers' triflesThe Oxford book of children's storiesCasting the runes and other ghost storiesThe Biblical antiquities of PhiloMore ghost stories of an antiquaryThe life and miracles of St. William of NorwichA thin ghost and othersSpine chillers : 5 radio dramas based on the stories of M.R. James