WorldCat Identities

Scarborough, Dorothy 1878-1935

Overview
Works: 58 works in 197 publications in 3 languages and 4,586 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  History  Music  Silent films  Film adaptations  Drama  Humor  Anecdotes  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Compiler
Classifications: PS3537.C16, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dorothy Scarborough
The wind by Dorothy Scarborough( Book )

21 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in English and French and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These copies were typewritten by the librarian of the Sweetwater Library, because no published copies were available. There was a demand for this title because of local ties
On the trail of Negro folk-songs by Dorothy Scarborough( Book )

13 editions published between 1925 and 1963 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces Negro folksongs back to their American beginnings. Dance songs, ballads, lullabies, work songs, and others are discussed
The supernatural in modern English fiction by Dorothy Scarborough( Book )

29 editions published between 1917 and 2013 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Gothic romances, ghosts, the devil, science and the supernatural, and other psychic motifs appearing in English fiction from Walpole's "Castle of Otranto" to the World War I period
A song catcher in southern mountains; American folk songs of British ancestry by Dorothy Scarborough( )

8 editions published between 1937 and 1973 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the land of cotton by Dorothy Scarborough( Book )

5 editions published between 1923 and 1936 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drama of the planting, growing, harvesting, and marketing of cotton is unfolded
Selected short stories of today by Dorothy Scarborough( Book )

2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can't get a red bird by Dorothy Scarborough( Book )

4 editions published between 1929 and 1977 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a southern porch by Dorothy Scarborough( Book )

6 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Books in abundance have been written about houses and the people who live in them...But nobody has written a book about porches, which seems to me monstrous ingratitude...The porch is the soul of a house...True gentility is inseparable from a porch. Somewhere in the past of every courtly soul will be found a benignant porch, stretching its influence over the years. This, then, is a tribute of love to porches, and meant only for the eyes of fellow-porchers, not at all for the critical gaze of folk who sit shut up in houses..."--Foreword
Humorous ghost stories by Dorothy Scarborough( Book )

7 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous modern ghost stories by Dorothy Scarborough( Book )

14 editions published between 1921 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ghosts are the true immortals, and the dead grow more alive all the time. Wraiths have a greater vitality to-day than ever before. They are far more numerous than at any time in the past, and people are more interested in them. There are persons that claim to be acquainted with specific spirits, to speak with them, to carry on correspondence with them, and even some who insist that they are private secretaries to the dead. Others of us mortals, more reserved, are content to keep such distance as we may from even the shadow of a shade. But there's no getting away from ghosts nowadays, for even if you shut your eyes to them in actual life, you stumble over them in the books you read, you see them on the stage and on the screen, and you hear them on the lecture platform. Even a Lodge in any vast wilderness would have the company of spirits. Man's love for the supernatural, which is one of the most natural things about him, was never more marked than at present. You may go a-ghosting in any company to-day, and all aspects of literature, novels, short stories, poetry, and drama alike, reflect the shadeless spirit. The latest census of the haunting world shows a vast increase in population, which might be explained on various grounds"--Introduction
Impatient Griselda by Dorothy Scarborough( Book )

4 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best short stories from the Southwest by Hilton Ross Greer( Book )

2 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of life in the southwest by southwesterners
A song catcher in southern mountains; American folk songs of British ancestry by Dorothy Scarborough( Book )

9 editions published between 1937 and 1966 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stretch-berry smile by Dorothy Scarborough( Book )

3 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fugitive verses by Dorothy Scarborough( Book )

3 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wind by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

8 editions published between 1927 and 1991 in English and German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama of a woman in Texas, battling the relentless and ever-present wind, and her confusion stemming from the affections of two men
Famous ghost stories by Dorothy Scarborough( Book )

4 editions published between 1921 and 2012 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This spine-tingling collection of horror, mystery and suspense tales brings together some of the best authors in the genre, including Edgar Allan Poe and Algernon Blackwood. If you're a fan of late-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century mystery and suspense stories, be sure to give Famous Ghost Stories a read
The State Networking Report : progress, policies, and partnerships bring Internet connectivity to K-12 schools by Mimi Mayer( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous modern ghost stories - the original classic edition by Dorothy Scarborough( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous Modern Ghost Stories - The Original Classic Edition
A Collection of Classic Ghost Stories by Dorothy Scarborough( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone loves a good ghost story! In this excellent collection there are ten stories from different authors, each with their own style. This classic collection is sure to have something to delight everyone's tastes, and has been specially formatted for today's e-readers by Andrews UK
 
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The wind
Alternative Names
Dorothy Scarborough American writer

Dorothy Scarborough Amerikaans romanschrijfster (1878-1935)

Scarborough, Dorothy 1878-1935

Дороти Скарборо

Languages
English (165)

French (3)

German (1)

Covers
The supernatural in modern English fictionFrom a southern porchFamous modern ghost storiesFamous ghost stories