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Ansichten Lesen Bearbeiten Quelltext bearbeiten Versionsgeschichte. James as "the best ghost-story writer England has ever produced".
Klein placed James's " Casting the Runes " at number one. Bleiler stated that James is "in the opinion of many, the foremost modern writer of supernatural fiction", and he described Ghost Stories of an Antiquary as "one of the landmark books in the history of supernatural fiction" and characterised the stories in James's other collections as "first-rate stories" and "excellent stories".
For me, M. James is one of these. Sir John Betjeman , in an introduction to Peter Haining's book about James, shows how influenced he was by James's work:.
In the year I was a new boy at the Dragon school , Oxford , then called Lynam's, of which the headmaster was C. Lynam, known as 'the Skipper'.
He dressed and looked like an old Sea Salt, and in his gruff voice would tell us stories by firelight in the boys' room of an evening with all the lights out and his back to the fire.
I remember he told the stories as having happened to himself. Russell Wakefield 's supernatural fiction was strongly influenced by the work of James.
Munby , E. Malden , although some commentators consider their stories to be inferior to those of James himself. Rolt also modelled his ghost stories on James's work but, unlike other Jamesian writers, set them in industrial locations, such as mines and railways.
The stories of M. James continue to influence many of today's great supernatural writers, including Stephen King who discusses James in the non-fiction book Danse Macabre and Ramsey Campbell , who edited Meddling with Ghosts: Stories in the Tradition of M.
James and wrote the short story "The Guide" in tribute. The composer Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji wrote two pieces for piano with a link to James: Quaere reliqua hujus materiei inter secretiora , inspired by "Count Magnus", and St.
Harvey 's ghost story "The Ankardyne Pew" is also a homage to James's work, which Harvey admired. James as the diarist of a series of fictional ghost stories, mainly inspired by fragments referred to in his essay "Stories I Have Tried to Write".
David March appeared as James in all but the final two, which starred Michael Williams. In , Ramsey Campbell published the short story "The Guide", which takes an antiquarian on a macabre journey to a ruined church after following marginalia in a copy of James's guidebook Suffolk and Norfolk.
The novelist James Hynes wrote an updated version of "Casting the Runes" in his story collection Publish and Perish.
A pastiche of James's work, it contained numerous echoes of his stories while offering a fictional account of how he became interested in the supernatural.
An instrumental work, it evokes the story from beginning to end, with the tracks segueing into one another to form a continuous piece of music.
The play is set in James's rooms at Cambridge University and deals with his relationships with his colleague E.
Benson and the young artist James McBryde. There have been numerous television adaptations of James's stories. The majority of television adaptations of James's works have been made in Britain.
Although ITV produced four black-and-white adaptations of James's ghost stories between and , no surviving copies are known to exist.
However, a short preview trailer featuring several scenes from the adaptation of "Casting the Runes" survived and has been shown at cult film festivals.
In , the BBC produced a series, aimed at older children, of readings of classic horror stories read by various actors entitled Spine Chillers.
In a similar vein, the BBC also produced a short series M. These were broadly faithful to the originals and were well received.
James adaptations, was released in Britain in , and an expanded six-disc set including Robert Powell's series of readings from , and readings from the BBC's Spine Chillers series for children was released in James: Ghost Writer , which was screened directly afterwards.
The minute play was written by C. Whitaker-Wilson and produced by John Cheatle. The Radio Times printed the musical notation for the ghostly refrain and noted, "You will have had quite enough of that tune before the play has ended.
You will hear it played by a string quartet That also is a fact. Il fascino dell'insolito TV Series short story "Number 13" - 1 episode, short story "The Mezzotint" - 1 episode, - La stanza numero 13 Short short story.
Rant James Montague Rhodes James. Edit Did You Know? Trivia: His grandfather on his mother's side was Adm. Montague James went to study at Cambridge, where he would spend much of his adult life, first as a student and then as a don.
His scholarly achievements are less widely known than his ghost stories, but he was a notable academic who catalogued virtually the entire collection of medieval manuscripts at Cambridge University, and was an influential director of the Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge for fifteen years.
James tended to adopt a less equivocal line in his treatment of the supernatural. When a linen sheet billows in an M. James story, there usually is a genuine ghost beneath it.
Agatha Christie was more his cup of tea. James's ghost stories, information on all film and TV adaptations and illustrations from James's stories.
I've adapted a few of these stories into short films , myself.