The Canterville Ghost (Paperback)

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"THE CANTERVILLE GHOST" IS A SHORT STORY BY OSCAR WILDE. IT WAS THE FIRST OF WILDE'S STORIES TO BE PUBLISHED, APPEARING IN TWO PARTS IN THE COURT AND SOCIETY REVIEW, 23 FEBRUARY AND 2 MARCH 1887.ABOUT THE STORYThe story is about an American family who move to a castle haunted by the ghost of a dead nobleman, who killed his wife and was starved to death by his wife's brothers. It has been adapted for the stage and screen several times.SynopsisThe home of the Canterville Ghost was the ancient Canterville Chase, which has all the accoutrements of a traditional haunted house. Descriptions of the wainscoting, the library panelled in black oak, and the armour in the hallway characterise the setting. Wilde mixes the macabre with comedy, juxtaposing devices from traditional English ghost stories such as creaking floorboards, clanking chains, and ancient.


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ISBN: 9781678199708
ISBN-10: 1678199702
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication Date: March 8th, 2020
Pages: 32
Language: English

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