Supernatural in Modern English Fiction

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Dorothy Scarborough (1878-1935) was known for her roles as a teacher, folklorist, and writer. Though born and raised in Texas, Scarborough moved to New York City to earn her Ph.D. in literature at Columbia, where she later taught writing. She was an early member of the Texas Folklore Society (founded in 1910) and served a year as its president. An interest in ghosts led to two books on the subject, Famous Modern Ghost Stories (1921) and Humorous Ghost Stories (1921). She also wrote the acclaimed novel, The Wind (1925), in which a gentle heroine is driven insane by the incessant wind and drought-plagued frontier environment.

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An excellent pioneering overview with notable coverage of shorter works & uncollected pre-pulp era magazine stories --Jessica Amanda Salmonson. -- A Bibliography of the Most Useful Reference Books for Researching Antiquarian Supernatural Literatures

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