The Resource The Canterville ghost, Oscar Wilde, (electronic resource)

The Canterville ghost, Oscar Wilde, (electronic resource)

Label
The Canterville ghost
Title
The Canterville ghost
Statement of responsibility
Oscar Wilde
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of the Canterville Ghost takes place in an old English country house, 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 characterize the Gothic setting. Wilde mixes the macabre with comedy, juxtaposing devices from traditional English ghost stories such as creaking floorboards, clanking chains, and ancient prophecies with symbols of contemporary American consumerism
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1854-1900
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Wilde, Oscar
Dewey number
828.809
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Haunted houses
  • Americans
Target audience
adult
Label
The Canterville ghost, Oscar Wilde, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11466404
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11466404
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11466404
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Canterville ghost, Oscar Wilde, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11466404
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11466404
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11466404
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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