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Extraordinary Tales / The Book of Fantasy

Extraordinary Tales / The Book of Fantasy

( Spanish - Antología de la literatura fantástica - 1940, revised 1965 & 1976 )

anthology

edited by Jorge Luis Borges, Adolfo Bioy Casares, and Silvina Ocampo

translated ( out of Spanish ) by Anthony Kerrigan

E.T.

Published; Herder and Herder - hardback - 1971
ISBN: none

Souvenir Press Ltd - hardback - 1973
ISBN: 0285647121 / 9780285647121

Allison & Busby - paperback - 1990
ISBN: 0749000651 / 9780749000653

t.B.o.F.

Xanadu - hardback - 1988 ( UK )
ISBN: 0947761446 / 9780947761448

Viking - hardback - 1989 ( USA )
ISBN: 0670823937 / 9780670823932

Viking / QPBC - trade paperback - 1989 ( Quality Paperback Book Club )
ISBN: none

Black Swan - trade paperback - 1990
ISBN: 0552994014 / 9780552994019

Carroll & Graf - trade paperback - 1990
ISBN: 0881846562 / 9780881846560


The Book of Fantasy:

contents
Introduction ( The Book of Fantasy ) - essay by Ursula K. Le Guin
Sennin - short story by Ryunosuke Akutagawa ( aka Sennin ( 仙人 ) 1916 )
A Woman Alone with Her Soul - short story by Thomas Bailey Aldrich ( 1912 )
Ben-Tobith - short story by Leonid Andreyev ( aka Ben-Tobith ( Бен-Товит ) 1905 )
The Phantom Basket- short story by John Aubrey ( 1696 )
The Drowned Giant - short story by J. G. Ballard ( 1964 )
Enoch Soames - novelette by Max Beerbohm ( 1916 )
The Tail of the Sphinx - short story by Ambrose Bierce( 1893 )
The Squid in Its Own Ink - short story by Adolfo Bioy Casares ( aka El calamar opta por su tinta 1962 ) ( trans. by Alexandra Potts )
Guilty Eyes - short story by Ah’med Ech Chiruani ( Ahmad ibn Muhammad al-Shirwani ) ( 1837 )
Anything You Want! - short story by Léon Bloy ( aka Soyons raisonnables! 1894 ) ( trans. by Moira Banks )
Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius - short story by Jorge Luís Borges ( aka Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius 1940 ) ( 1961 )
Odin -short story by Jorge Luís Borges and Delia Ingenieros ( aka Odin 1951 )
The Golden Kite, the Silver Wind - short story by Ray Bradbury ( 1953 )
The Man Who Collected the First of September 1973 -short story by Tor Åge Bringsvaerd ( aka Mannen som samlet på første September 1973 1972 ) ( trans. by Oddrun Grønvik )
The Careless Rabbi - short story by Martin Buber ( 1947 ) ( trans. by Olga Marx )
The Tale and the Poet - short story by Sir Richard Francis Burton ( as by Sir Richard Burton ) ( 1887 )
Fate is a Fool - short story by Arturo Cancela and Pilar de Lusarreta ( aka El Destino es Chambón ) ( trans. by Lucia Alvarez de Toledo & Alexandra Potts )
An Actual Authentic Ghost - short story by Thomas Carlyle ( 1834 )
The Red King’s Dream - short story by Lewis Carroll ( 1871 )
The Tree of Pride - short story by G. K. Chesterton ( 1922 )
The Tower of Babel - short story by G. K. Chesterton ( 1922 )
The Dream of the Butterfly - short story by Chuang Tzu ( i.e.. Zhuang Zhou ) ( aka Zhuāng Zhōu mèng dié ( 莊周夢蝶 ) 3rd century B.C. ) ( trans. by Herbert A. Giles )
The Look of Death - short story by Jean Cocteau ( 1923 )
House Taken Over - short story by Julio Cortázar ( aka Casa tomada 1946 )
Being Dust - short story by Santiago Dabove ( aka Ser polvo 1961 )
A Parable of Gluttony - short story by Alexandra David-Neel ( 1931 )
The Persecution of the Master - short story by Alexandra David-Neel ( 1931 )
The Idle City - short story by Lord Dunsany( 1929 )
Tantalia - short story by Macedonio Fernández ( aka Tantalia ) ( trans. by Lucia Alvarez de Toledo & Alexandra Potts )
Eternal Life - short story by J. G. Frazer ( 1913 )
A Secure Home - short story by Elena Garro ( aka Un hogar sólido 1957 )
The Man Who Did Not Believe in Miracles - short story ( or lecture/essay? ) by Herbert A. Giles ( 1915 )
Earth’s Holocaust - shorts tory by Nathaniel Hawthorne ( 1844 )
Ending for a Ghost Story - short story by I. A. Ireland ( variant of Climax for a Ghost Story 1919 )
The Monkey’s Paw - shorts tory by W. W. Jacobs ( 1902 )
What is a Ghost? - short story by James Joyce ( 1921 )
May Goulding - short story by James Joyce ( 1921 )
The Wizard Passed Over - short story by Don Juan Manuel ( 1335 / 1575 ( 1st publ. ) ( http://www.elfinspell.com/CountLucanorTitle.html )
Josephine the Singer, or the Mouse Folk - short story by Franz Kafka ( aka Josefine, die Sängerin oder Das Volk der Mäuse 1924 )
Before the Law short story by Franz Kafka ( as Outside the Law ) ( aka Vor Dem Gesetz 1915 )
The Return of Imray - short story by Rudyard Kipling ( 1891 )
The Horses of Abdera - short story by Leopoldo Lugones ( aka Los caballos de Abdera 1906 )
The Ceremony - short story by Arthur Machen ( 1897 )
The Riddle - short story by Walter de la Mare ( 1903 )
Who Knows? - short story by Guy de Maupassant ( aka Qui sait ? ) ( 1890 )
The Shadow of the Players - short story by Edwin Morgan
The Cat - short story by H. A. Murena ( aka El gato 1967 )
The Story of the Foxes - short story by Niu Chiao ( aka Ling Kuai Lu c9th )
The Atonement - short story by Silvina Ocampo ( aka La expiación 1961 ) ( 1988 )
The Man Who Belonged to Me - short story by Giovanni Papini ( aka L’Uomo di mia proprietà 1912 )
Rani - short story by Carlos Peralta ( aka Rani )
The Blind Spot - short story by Barry Perowne ( 1945 )
The Wolf - excerpt from the novel by Petronius ( aka ( from ) Satyricon 1669 ( 1st pub. ) )
The Bust - short story by Manuel Peyrou ( aka El bust 1953 )
The Cask of Amontillado ( Fortunado ) - short story by Edgar Allan Poe ( 1846 )
The Tiger of Chao-Ch’Eng - short story by Pu Songling ( as by P’u Sung Ling ) ( aka 趙城虎 1766 ) ( trans. by Herbert A. Giles ( date is given as 1880 - so I would expect this translation ) )
How We Arrived at the Island of Tools - short story by François Rabelais ( aka ( from ) Le cinquième-livre de Pantagruel 1564 ) ( trans. by Thomas Urquhart )
The Music on the Hill - short story by Saki ( 1911 )
Where Their Fire Is Not Quenched - novelette by May Sinclair ( 1922 )
The Cloth Which Weaves Itself - short story by W. W. Skeat ( 1900 )
Universal History - short story by Olaf Stapledon ( 1937 )
A Theologian in Death - essay by Emanuel Swedenborg ( 1794 )
The Encounter - short story by unknown Tang dynasty author
The Three Hermits - short story by Leo Tolstoy ( aka Три старца 1886 )
Macario - novelette by B. Traven ( aka Macario 1950 ) ( trans./ written by author )
The Infinite Dream of Pao-Yu - vignette ( excerpt ) from Story of the Stone by Cao Xueqin as by Tsao Hsueh-Chin ( aka ( from ) Story of the Stone ( 石頭記 ) 1791 )
The Mirror to Wind-and-Moon - vignette ( excerpt ) from Story of the Stone by Cao Xueqin as by Tsao Hsueh-Chin ( aka ( from ) Story of the Stone ( 石頭記 ) 1791 )
The Desire To Be a Man - short story by Villiers de l’Isle-Adam ( aka Le désir d’être un home 1882 )
Memnon, or Human Wisdom - short story by Voltaire ( aka Memnon: Histoire Orientale 1747 )
The Man Who Liked Dickens - short story by Evelyn Waugh ( 1933 )
Pomegranate Seed - novelette by Edith Wharton ( 1931 )
Lukundoo - short story by Edward Lucas White ( 1907 )
The Donguys - short story by Juan Rodolfo Wilcock ( aka Los donguis 1956 )
Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime - novelette by Oscar Wilde ( 1887 )
The Sorcerer of the White Lotus Lodge - short story by Richard Wilhelm ( aka Die Sekte vom weißen Lotos 1914 ) ( trans. by F.H. Martens )
The Celestial Stag - vignette by G. Willoughby-Meade ( 1928 )
Saved by the Book - vignette by G. Willoughby-Meade ( 1928 )
The Reanimated Englishman - extract by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ( variant of Roger Dodsworth: The Reanimated Englishman 1863 )
The Sentence - vignette from Journey to the West by Wu Cheng’en ( as by Wu Ch’Eng En ) ( aka 西遊記 c16th ) ( trans. by Arthur Waley )
The Sorcerers - vignette by William Butler Yeats ( 1893 )
Fragment - excerpt from the play by José Zorrilla ( aka Don Juan Tenorio 1844 ) ( trans. by Walter Owen )


Extraordinary Tales:

contents
Foreword ( Extraordinary Tales ) - essay by Anthony Kerrigan
Note on the Original Texts ( Extraordinary Tales ) - essay by Anthony Kerrigan
Preliminary Note ( Extraordinary Tales ) - essay by Adolfo Bioy Casares and Jorge Luís Borges ( 1967 )
The Death Sentence - excerpt from Journey to the West by Wu Cheng’en ( as by Wu Ch’Eng En ) ( aka 西遊記 c16th ) ( trans. by Arthur Waley )
The Secret Redeemer - short story by uncredited ( aka El redactor secreto 1872 )
The Annihilation of the Ogres - short story by Lal Behari Day ( aka La aniquilación de los ogres 1883 )
The Story of Cecilia - excerpt from Concerning Divination by Cicero ( aka ( from ) De Divinatione 44 B.C. )
The Encounter - short story by unknown Tang dynasty author
Hard to Please - extract from The Unique Necklace by Ibn Abd Rabbihi ( as by Ibn And Rabbith ) ( aka al-‘Iqd al-farid )
Scattered Themes from the Note-books of Nathaniel Hawthorne - essay by Nathaniel Hawthorne ( 1868 )
The Dream of Chuang Tzu - short story by Chuang Tzu ( aka Zhuāng Zhōu mèng dié ( 莊周夢蝶 ) 3rd century B.C. ) ( trans. by Herbert A. Giles )
The Hidden Deer - extract by Lie Yukou ( as by Liehtse ) ( aka Book of Liehtse or Liezi ( 列子 ) c.5th B.C. )
The Brahmins and the Lion - short story from the Panchatantra by Vishnu Sharma ( aka ( from the ) Panchatantra ( पञ्चतन्त्र ) )
A Golem - from the Sanhedrin ( סַנְהֶדְרִין )
The Return of the Master - short story by Alexandra David-Neel ( 1929 )
In Fear of Wrath - excerpt from Kitab al-nawadir by Ah’med el Qalyubi ( c.1893 )
Andromeda - short story by Samuel Butler ( 1951 )
The Dream - short story by O. Henry
The King’s Promise - short story by uncredited ( ie. Snorri Sturluson ) ( from the Heimskringla )
The Captive’s Oath - short story by uncredited ( from the Arabian Nights )
Nosce Te Ipsum - short story by Fergus Nicholson
The Intuitive One - extract by Alfonso Reyes ( aka ( from ) El Deslinde 1944 )
How I Found the Superman - short story by G. K. Chesterton ( 1908 )
The King’s Awakening short story by H. Desvignes Doolittle ( aka El despertar del rey 1903 )
Death of a Chief - short story by Leon Rivera ( aka Cacharí, el grito de un cacique que quería dar pelea )
The Announcement - short story by George D. Brown ( 1901 )
The Explanation - short story by Edwin Broster ( 1887 )
An Alexandrian Myth - short story by Jorge Luis Borges as by Adrienne Bordenave ( aka Un mito di Alessandro )
The Work and the Poet - short story by Sir Richard Francis Burton ( 1887 )
Eugenics - short story by Drummond ( 1618 )
The Mendicant of Naples- short story by Max Jacob ( aka La mendiante de Naples 1917 )
A God Abandons Alexandria - essay by Plutarch ( from Parallel Lives )
The Female Disciple - short story by Herbert Allen Giles ( 1889 )
The Ninth Slave - essay by Edward Gibbon ( from Decline & Fall )
A Victor - essay by Saavedra Fajardo ( from Idea de un Principe Politico-cristiano 1640 )
The Dangerous Wonder-Worker - essay by M. R. Werner ( from Brigham Young 1925 )
The Castle -extract by Denis Diderot ( as by Diderot )( aka Jacques Le Fataliste 1773 )
The Statue - essay by Plutarch ( from Treatise Of Isis & Osiris )
The Warning - short story by Sir Richard Francis Burton ( 1885 )
The Prowess of Villena - credited to Mercelino Menendez y Pelayo
The Shadow of the Moves, I - short story by Edwin Morgan ( 1929 )
The Shadow of the Moves, II - short story by Jorge Luis Borges ( as by Celestino Palomeque )
The Culpable Eyes - short story by Ah’med Ech Chiruani ( ie. Ahmad ibn Muhammad al-Shirwani ) ( 1837 )
The Prophet, the Bird, and the Net - extract by Ah’med et Tortuchi ( aka ( from ) Sirāj al-Mulūk ( سراج الملوك ) c. 12th )
The Celestial Deer - short story by G. Willoughby-Meade ( 1928 )
The Cook - poem by Max Jacob ( 1917 )
Polemicists - vignette by Luis L. Antunano ( aka Polemistas 1911 )
Perplexities of the Coward - extract by Ah’med el Ibelichi ( aka ( from ) al-Mustaṭraf 14th c. )
The Restitution of the Keys - essay by uncredited
Trained Sepulchres - extract by Marcus Tullius Cicero ( aka ( from ) Tusculanae Disputationes c.45 B.C. )
The Silence of the Sirens - short story ( from The Great Wall of China ) by Franz Kafka ( aka Das Schweigen der Sirenen 1931 ( pub. ) )
The Blow - short story by Andrew Lang (1891 )
The Pattern on the Carpet - short story by Arthur Machen ( 1924 )
The Story of the Two Kings and the Two Labyrinths -short story by Sir Richard Francis Burton ( 1879 )
The Confession - short story by Manuel Peyrou ( aka La confesión )
Another Version of Faust - short story by Marcial Tamayo ( aka Otra versión del Fausto 1953 )
The Greater Torment - short story by The False Swedenborg ( aka ( from ) Swedenborgs Drömmar 1860 )
Theology - short story by Jorge Luis Borges as by H. Garro ( aka Teología )
The Magnet - short story by Hesketh Pearson ( 1946 )
The Inextinguishable Race - short story by Silvina Ocampo ( aka La raza inextinguible 1959 )
The Face of Death - short story by Jean Cocteau ( 1923 )
Faith, Half-Faith, and No Faith at All - short story by Robert Louis Stevenson ( 1895 )
The Miracle - short story by W. Somerset Maugham ( 1949 )
Two Co-Eternals - poem by Johannes Cambrencis ( aka ( from ) Aminadversiones 12th c. )
Trivia - short story by Logan Pearsall Smith ( 1918 )
The Train - short story by Santiago Dabove ( aka El tren 1946 )
A Provocation Punished - excerpt from Kitab al-nawadir by Ah’med el Qalyubi ( c.1893 )
Tale - extract by Paul Valery ( aka ( from ) Histoires brisées 1950 )
Prestigieux, Sans Doute - short story by Aguirre Acevedo
The Ubiquitous One, I - excerpt from A History of Indian Literature by Moriz Winternitz ( aka ( from ) Geschichte der indischen Literatur 1920 )
The Ubiquitous One, II - vignette by Simon Pereyra ( aka El ubicuo ) ( as from ‘Cuarenta anos en el lecho del Ganges 1887 )
The Oversight - short story by Martin Buber
The Sect of the White Lotus short story by Richard Wilhelm ( aka Die Sekte vom weißen Lotos 1914 ) ( trans. by F.H. Martens )
Protection Through the Book - short story by G. Willoughby-Meade
The Meeting - vignette by Jorge Luis Borges as by Louis Prolat ( aka El encuentro )
The Water on the Island - short story by Edgar Allan Poe
On Exactitude in Science (1685) - short story by Jorge Luis Borges as by Suarez Miranda ( aka Del rigor en la ciencia 1946 ) ( trans. by Andrew Hurley? )
The Dedicated Student - vignette by Hokusai Katsushika ( 1834 )
The Vicissitudes of Consolation - short story by T. M. Chang ( 1882 )
The Truth About Sancho Panza - short story by Franz Kafka ( aka Die Wahrheit über Sancho Panda 1917-24 )
Salvation - short story by Adolfo Bioy Casares ( aka La salvación )
In Insomnia - short story by Virgilio Pinera ( aka En el insomnio 1946 )
Distracted - excerpt from A Barbarian in Asia by Henri Michaux ( aka Un barbare en Asie 1933 )
The Egyptian Temptation - essay by Edward William Lane ( 1836 )
Retrospective - short story by Clemente Sosa ( aka Un retrospective )
The Accused - short story by Martin Buber
The Spectator- excerpt from the play by José Zorrilla( aka Don Juan Tenorio 1844 ) ( translated by Anthony Kerrigan or Walter Owen )
Perils of an Excess of Duty - excerpt from Nozhat al-Majales ( ? ) as by ‘Nozhat el Djallas
Conclusion for a Fantasy -short story by I. A. Ireland ( variant of Climax for a Ghost Story 1919 )
Four Reflections - shortfiction by Franz Kafka ( aka Betrachtungen über Sünde, Leid, Hoffnung und den wahren Weg 1917-24 )
Story With Foxes - short story by Niu Chiao ( aka Ling Kuai Lu c9th )
Just in Case - essay by The Venerable Bede ( from Ecclesiastical History 1944 ed. ) (trans. by John Stevens & Lionel Jane )
Odin - short story by Jorge Luís Borges and Delia Ingenieros ( aka Odin 1951 )
Aurea Mediocritas - extract from Les Historiettes by Tallemant des Reaux ( aka Aurea Mediocritas 1659 )

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