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Exploring the Arts: The Golden Age of the English Ghost Story
Did you know that "the turn of the screw" refers to a bad situation getting worse, and derives from thumbscrews, a medieval torture device? This month we look at the emergence of the ghost story as a formal genre. In addition to covering the obvious classics by Henry James and Charles Dickens, we'll introduce you to stories and authors you may never have heard of.
- Wednesday, October 19, 2022
- 6:00pm - 7:30pm
- Margaret Rivers A, Margaret Rivers B
- Stillwater Public Library
- Crafts and Hobbies Entertainment Lifelong Learning
Steve Schroer is a former professor who has taught a variety of courses in the arts and humanities. His favorite ghost story is "How Fear Departed from the Long Gallery" by E.F. Benson.