Title: The Conjure Wives

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Title: The Conjure Wives Title Record # 1110337
Author: Frances G. Wickes
Date: 1921-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note:
  • Published in Wickes, ed., Happy Holidays, illus. Gertrude Kay (Rand McNally, 1921), p46-49; LCCN: 21-5919 (viewed at HathiTrust)
  • That 1921 anthology contains several stories by Wickes and several adapted by Wickes, as credited in the table of contents and the interior headings, which sometimes differ. This story is the first in "Hallowe'en", 3rd of 17 book sections, where it begins under three headings (p46): Hallowe'en // The Conjure Wives // Old Southern Tale The Contents gives this two-line listing: The Conjure Wives. Old Southern Tale // Adapted by Frances G. Wickes
  • Listed in the 1936 anthology as "The Conjure Wives (tale from the USA's Old South)" or, more likely, with a stated origin such as "(Negro folktale)" that the reviewer at LibraryThing felt obliged to paraphrase.
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Publications

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Ghosts and Goblins: Stories for Hallowe'en and Other Times 1936-08-20 ed. Wilhelmina Harper E. P. Dutton   $2.00 271 hc? anth  
Arrow Book of Ghost Stories 1960-08-00 ed. Nora Kramer Scholastic Book Services #TX232 $0.25 116 tp? anth George Wilde  
Arrow Book of Ghost Stories 1963-00-00 ed. Nora Kramer Scholastic Book Services #TX232 $0.35 116 tp? anth George Wilde  
Ghosts and Goblins (revised) 1965-09-30 ed. Wilhelmina Harper E. P. Dutton   $4.50 250 hc? anth William Wiesner  
Arrow Book of Ghost Stories 1965-10-00 ed. Nora Kramer Scholastic Book Services #TX232 $0.35 116 tp? anth George Wilde Checkmark
Spooks, Spooks, Spooks 1966-00-00 ed. Helen Hoke Franklin Watts 0-531-01797-4 $3.95 x+
213
hc? anth  
Arrow Book of Ghost Stories 1972-02-00 ed. Nora Kramer Scholastic Book Services #TX232 $0.60 116 tp? anth George Wilde Checkmark
Spooks, Spooks, Spooks date unknown ed. Helen Hoke Franklin Watts     x+
213
hc? anth  
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