Additional Resources for The Monkey's Paw by W. W. Jacobs

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Adcock, A.St. John. "WilliamWymarkJacobs," in his TTie Glory That Was Grub Street: Impressions of Contemporary Authors, Musson Book Company, 1928, pp. 147-57 Adcock discusses Jacobs's use of humor, horror and sentiment, and praises his stylistic control

Donaldson, Norman "W W Jacobs," in Supernatural Fiction Writers, Vol. 1, edited by E F Bleiler, Scnbner, 1985, pp. 383-87.

Donaldson writes a brief description of Jacobs's supernatural tales, including "The Monkey's Paw," which he calls Jacobs's best.

Harding, James. "The Monkey's Paw," in The Reference Guide to Short Fiction, edited by Noelle Watson, St James, 1994, p. 806.

A short essay on story; book also includes entry on W.W Jacobs and a bibliography.

Priestley, J. B. "Mr. W. W. Jacobs," in his Figures in Modern Literature, Books for Libraries Press, 1970, pp 103-23.

Priestley argues that, in his humorous stories, Jacobs created a miniature world of his own where his comedic skills could be best...

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