Canterville ghost by Oscar Wilde

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Published by Horizon Handmade Books in Stratford-on-Avon .

Written in English

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Limited ed. of 3500 signed and numbered copies.

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Statementby Oscar Wilde ; illustrated by John Ovens.
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Pagination80p. :
Number of Pages80
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Open LibraryOL18457508M

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The Canterville Ghost Summary "The Canterville Ghost" is a short story by Oscar Wilde in which a girl befriends the ghost haunting Canterville Chase and helps him cross over into the afterlife. "The Canterville Ghost" was first published serially in in Court and Society Review, a magazine for the leisured upper classes.

"The Canterville Ghost" was first published serially in in Court and Society Review, a magazine for the leisured upper story did not immediately receive much critical attention, and indeed Wilde was not viewed as an important author until the publication, during the s, of his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray () and of several well-received plays, including The.

The canterville ghost book - present simple 1. Mr Otis is a businessman from America. He wants to buy Lord Canterville’s house.

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The writer creates Gothic setting by describing the wainscoting, the library, panelled in black oak and the armour in the hallway. Read CHAPTER I of The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde free of charge on ReadCentral.

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This is Oscar Wilde's tale of the American family moved into a British mansion, Canterville Chase, much to the annoyance of its tired ghost. The family -- which refuses to believe in him -- is in Wilde's way a commentary on the British nobility of the day -- and on the Americans, too.

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by Oscar Wilde. CHAPTER I. When Mr. Hiram B. Otis, the American Minister, bought Canterville Chase, every one told him he was doing a very foolish thing, as there was no doubt at all that the place was haunted. Indeed, Lord Canterville himself, who was a man of the most. The Canterville Ghost is a short story by Oscar Wilde, full of his trademark wit with moments of underlying pathos and tragedy.

The story begins with an American, Mr Hiram B. Otis, buying a house that the previous owner warns him is haunted. Sir Simon de Canterville murdered his wife around three hundred years ago, and since his death, his /5().

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The Canterville Ghost is a ghost story with a difference. It takes place in an English country house, Canterville Chase, which for centuries has been said to be haunted.

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Book Description The Canterville Ghost is a popular novella by Oscar Wilde, widely adapted for the screen and stage. “The Canterville Ghost” is a parody featuring a dramatic spirit named Sir Simon and the United States minister (ambassador) to the Court of St. James's, Hiram B.

Otis. Otis travels to England with his family and moves into a haunted country house. Other Books Related to The Canterville Ghost Oscar Wilde’s The Canterville Ghost pulls much of its haunted-house imagery directly from the gothic genre.

Many of these conventions, including Sir Simon’s ominous sounds and the dark and stormy nights he prefers, come directly from that genre’s progenitor, Horace Walpole’s novel, The.

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The poor ghost of Sir Simon Canterville has been roaming his castle searching in vain for a brave descendant who will release him from the Canterville curse by performing a brave deed.

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An American family moves in and finds the ghost amusing, but a young girl in the family can release him, if she dares.

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