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Title Ghosts -- or the (nearly) invisible : spectral phenomena in literature and the media / Maria Fleischhack/Elmar Schenkel (eds.).

Publication Info. Frankfurt am Main : Peter Lang, 2016.


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Series Approaches to literary phantasy ; volume 9
Alph ; volume 9.
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Summary This collection of articles looks at ghost stories ranging from the Middle Ages to contemporary movies from different perspectives, both interdisciplinary and international. Spectral phenomena from Antarctic literature to Haitian Voodoo, Russian poetry to Irish novels are discussed in relation to their places in history and the media.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface: Ghosts -- or the (Nearly) Invisible11(2) Medieval Ghosts: the Stories of the Monk of Byland 13(12) Maik Hildebrandt Speaking of Seeing Ghosts: Visions of the Supernatural in the Tales of Catherine Crowe 25(10) Ruth Heholt The Ghost of Oscar Wilde: Fictional Representations 35(10) Eleanor Dobson Ghostly Science or Scientific Ghosts: The Fourth Spatial Dimension in Children's Literature 45(12) Kati Voigt Carl Gustav lung and the Ghosts 57(14) Claudia Richter "They only see what they wanna see': Traumatised Ghosts and Ghost Story Conventions in The Sixth Sense and The Others 71(16) Desiree Kriesch At the Hollow, there was Magic' The Language of Kim Newman's Ghost Novel 87(4) Clausdirk Pollner Neil Gaiman's Ghost Children 91(16) Dominik Becher The Ghost as a Metaphor for Memory in the Irish Literary Psyche 107(8) Julia Kunz "I Know not who these Mute Folk Are" -- Ghostly Houses in Early Twentieth Century English and American Poetry 115(10) Sophie Thiele Haunting the Wide, White Page -- Ghosts in Antarctica 125(12) Johanna Grabow The Loa as Ghosts in Haitian Vodou 137(10) Julia Pfeifer From Cultural Ghosts to Literary Ghosts -- Humanisation of Chinese Ghosts in Chinese Zhiguai 147(14) Minwen Huang Mystic Motifs in Silver Age Poetry and Prose 161 Vera Shamina.
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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons license
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Subject Supernatural in literature.
Ghosts in literature.
Ghosts in motion pictures.
Future life in literature.
Ghost stories -- History and criticism.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Semiotics & Theory.
Future life in literature. (OCoLC)fst00936744
Ghost stories. (OCoLC)fst00942396
Ghosts. (OCoLC)fst00942434
Ghosts in literature. (OCoLC)fst00942440
Ghosts in motion pictures. (OCoLC)fst00942441
Supernatural in literature. (OCoLC)fst01138966
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Fleischhack, Maria, 1983- editor.
Schenkel, Elmar, 1953- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Ghosts -- or the (nearly) invisible. Frankfurt am Main ; New York : Peter Lang, 2016 9783631665664 (DLC) 2016014690 (OCoLC)952469810
ISBN 9783653059625 (electronic bk.)
3653059623 (electronic bk.)
9783631665664 (electronic bk.)
3631665660 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 9783653059625
10.3726/978-3-653-05962-5 doi
ALPH Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
GBVCP 868369209
GBVCP 896610454
CHVBK 556236688
CHNEW 001035207

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