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

Overview
Works: 1,039 works in 3,189 publications in 9 languages and 28,916 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Illustrated works  Pictorial works  Autographs  Fairy tales  Drama  Horror tales 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Author of introduction, Creator, Composer, Adapter, Arranger, Speaker, Redactor
Classifications: PR6019.A565, FIC
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Most widely held works about M. R James
 
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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 )

105 editions published between 1924 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,568 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
The steadfast tin soldier by H. C Andersen( Book )

5 editions published between 1953 and 1972 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being accidentally launched on a dangerous and terrible voyage, a one-legged soldier finds his way back to his true love--a paper dancing girl
The wild swans by H. C Andersen( Book )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

73 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 895 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
Ghost stories of an antiquary by M. R James( Book )

72 editions published between 1904 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 760 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 )

29 editions published between 1925 and 1926 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ghost stories of M.R. James by M. R James( Book )

26 editions published between 1973 and 1994 in English and held by 644 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 )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 573 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
De nugis curialium = Courtiers' trifles by Walter Map( Book )

39 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Biblical antiquities of Philo by Pseudo-Philo( Book )

34 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A warning to the curious : the ghost stories of M.R. James by M. R James( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A world of horsedrawn carriages, branch railway lines, churches and old houses sets the atmosphere for six classic ghost stories. Apparitions, supernatural events and nameless terrors haunt every minute of these spine-chilling tales, all unbeatable period classics by the unchallenged master of the short story
The sea-green horse : a collection of short stories by Barbara Howes( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected ghost stories of M.R. James by M. R James( Book )

22 editions published between 1931 and 1970 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 1927 and 1931 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

43 editions published between 1911 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author Montague Rhodes James was a medieval scholar by training, and he was interested in the oral storytelling tradition that prevailed before the printed word took hold and gained worldwide popularity. His ghost stories were written to be read aloud in a group setting, but even if you dare to read them all alone, you'll appreciate their subtlety, elegance and slow building of suspense
The Penguin complete ghost stories of M.R. James by M. R James( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apocrypha anecdota : a collection of thirteen apocryphal books and fragments by M. R James( Book )

40 editions published between 1893 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in English and held by 207 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 )

30 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Are you the type who loves nothing more than curling up with a book of ghost stories? If so, be sure to add A thin ghost and others to your must-read list. A gem from the golden age of Gothic horror, these spine-tingling tales will satisfy your craving for ghoulishly top-notch fiction
 
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De nugis curialium = Courtiers' trifles
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 Rhodes

James, Montague Rhodes 1862-1936

M. R. James

M. R. James britisk historikar og skribent

M. R. James britisk historiker og skribent

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 scrittore, storico e medievista britannico

Джеймс, Монтегю Родс английский писатель, историк

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 antiquaryGhost stories of M.R. JamesCasting the runes and other ghost storiesDe nugis curialium = Courtiers' triflesThe Biblical antiquities of PhiloMore ghost stories of an antiquaryThe Penguin complete ghost stories of M.R. JamesApocrypha anecdota : a collection of thirteen apocryphal books and fragmentsA thin ghost and others