A House-Boat on the Styx
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A House-Boat on the Styx

By John Kendrick Bangs
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1895. Illustrated. Bangs wrote mostly comic satirical fiction and is immortalized by the term Bangsian, which refers to a fantasy set in the afterlife, usually involving famous dead folk as the characters. Contents: Charon Makes a Discovery; A Disputed Authorship; Washington Gives a Dinner; Hamlet Makes a Suggestion; The House Committee Discuss the Poets; Some Theories, Darwinian and Otherwise; A Discussion as to Ladies' Day; A Discontented Shade; As to Cookery and Sculpture; Storytellers' Night; As to Saurians and Others; and The Houseboat Disappears. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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  • A House-Boat on the Styx, by John Kendrick Bangs
  • A HOUSE-BOAT ON THE STYX by John Kendrick Bangs
    • CHAPTER I: CHARON MAKES A DISCOVERY
    • CHAPTER II: A DISPUTED AUTHORSHIP
    • CHAPTER III: WASHINGTON GIVES A DINNER
    • CHAPTER IV: HAMLET MAKES A SUGGESTION
    • CHAPTER V: THE HOUSE COMMITTEE DISCUSS THE POETS
    • CHAPTER VI: SOME THEORIES, DARWINIAN AND OTHERWISE
    • CHAPTER VII: A DISCUSSION AS TO LADIES’ DAY
    • CHAPTER VIII: A DISCONTENTED SHADE
    • CHAPTER IX: AS TO COOKERY AND SCULPTURE
    • CHAPTER X: STORY-TELLERS’ NIGHT
    • CHAPTER XI: AS TO SAURIANS AND OTHERS
    • CHAPTER XII: THE HOUSE-BOAT DISAPPEARS
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