The Ghost Story 1840-1920

The Ghost Story 1840-1920

A Cultural History

eBook - 2010
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The Ghost Story 1840-1920: A Cultural History examines the British ghost story within the political contexts of the long nineteenth century. By relating the ghost story to economic, national, colonial and gendered contexts' it provides a critical re-evaluation of the period. The conjuring of a political discourse of spectrality during the nineteenth century enables a culturally sensitive reconsideration of the work of writers including Dickens, Collins, Charlotte Riddell, Vernon Lee, May Sinclair, Kipling, Le Fanu, Henry James and M.R. James. Additionally, a chapter on the interpretation of sp.
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2010
ISBN: 9781847793454
1847793452
Characteristics: 1 online resource (225 pages)

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