Spring Phantoms: Short Prose by 19th Century British & American Authors
Edited by Robert Alexander
A diverse anthology of prose shorts by both canonized and under appreciated writers, Spring Phantoms traces the little-known history of this form in Britain and America throughout the 19th century. Includes biographical sketches by Holly Iglesias.
This volume is the 22nd in the Marie Alexander Poetry Series.
About the Author
Robert Alexander is the Founder and Series Editor of the Marie Alexander Poetry Series. After receiving his Ph.D. in English from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, he worked for many years as a freelance editor. From 1993-1999, he was a consulting editor at New Rivers Press, and from 1999-2001 he served as New Rivers' creative director. He is the author of two books of poetry, White Pine Sucker River and What the Raven Said; and a book of creative nonfiction, Five Forks: Waterloo of the Confederacy. He divides his time between southern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Visit the editor's website.
Spring Phantoms contains work by 45 authors, including Max Beerbohm,William Blake, Gelett Burgess, Kate Chopin, Ada Clare, Stephen Crane, Mary Mapes Dodge, Ernest Dowson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Lafacadio Hearn, Harriet Jacobs, Emma Lazarus,Yone Noguchi, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Edgar Allan Poe, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Olive Schreiner, Robert Louis Stevenson, John Millington Synge, CeliaThaxter, Henry David Thoreau, Edith Wharton, Walt Whitman, Oscar Wilde, and Zitkála-Šá. Introduction by Robert Alexander.