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Title Ghostly encounters : cultural and imaginary representations of the spectral from the nineteenth century to the present / edited by Stefano Cracolici and Mark Sandy.
Imprint New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2021.
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 155 pages) : illustrations.
Series Literary criticism and cultural theory
Literary criticism and cultural theory.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Ghosts.
Contents Introduction – The lady vanishes : searching for evidence of the ghostly / Stefano Cracolici and Mark Sandy -- ‘Strength in what remains behind’ : Wordsworth, spectral selves, and the question of ageing / Mark Sandy -- Far more than a simple ghost story : the complexity of Algernon Blackwood’s ‘Chemical’ (1926) / Mike Pincombe -- Wilhelminian apparitions ghosts and desire between science, religion and art in the German nineteenth-century novel / Nicholas Saul -- The visual representation of ghosts in early modern Japan / Rosina Buckland -- Embodied shadows : sculpted memory, sensed presence, and the third party / Douglas Davies -- Ghostly presences : Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak / Ann Davies -- Futurist ghosts / Stefano Cracolici -- Ghosts in the city : from Baudelaire to Lydie Salvayre and Hilary Mantel / Christopher Lloyd -- Postscript – disavowing disappointment in the face of ghosts from Keats’ ‘Destructive element’ to Hannah Arendt’s reading of Conrad’s Heart of darkness or Hegel’s Dialectics as colonialism’s revenant in twentieth-century totalitarianism / Michael Mack.
Summary "This volume of critical essays meditates on the evidence and representation of the ghostly in the visual, literary, and cultural imagination of Britain, Europe, America, and Asia from the nineteenth century to the contemporary"-- Provided by publisher.
Other Author Cracolici, Stefano, editor.
Sandy, Mark, 1970- editor.
Other Title Print version: Ghostly encounters. New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2021 9780367676957