A history of the modern British ghost story

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By Statement Simon Hay
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Full Title A history of the modern British ghost story
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Isbn10 0230278329
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Lc Classifications PR830.G45 H39 2011
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Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Number Of Pages 253
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Pagination vi, 253 p. ;
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Publish Date 2011
Publish Places Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Publishers Palgrave Macmillan
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Subjects English Ghost stories
History and criticism
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Table Of Contents Introduction: Even the dead will not be safe
A failed modernity: the ghost story as the bad conscience of the historical novel
Fragment and totality: the ghost story and early Victorian realism
Supernatural naturalism: the golden age of the ghost story
Ghosts that a white man can see: the ghost story and empire
'I had not thought death had undone so many': modernism and the ghost
The ghost story and magic realism
Conclusion: Ghosts and history.
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A history of the modern British ghost story
Authors Simon Hay
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Categories Literary Criticism
Content Version preview-1.0.0
Description Ghost stories are always in conversation with novelistic modes with which they are contemporary. This book examines examples fromSir Walter Scott, Charles Dickens, Henry James andRudyard Kipling,amongst others, to the end of the twentieth century, looking at how they address empire, class, property, history and trauma.
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Page Count 264
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Published Date 2011-11-15
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
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Title A History of the Modern British Ghost Story

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