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Visions of an unseen world : ghost beliefs and ghost stories in eighteenth-century England

Author: Sasha Handley
Publisher: London ; Brookfield, Vt. : Pickering & Chatto, 2007.
Series: Religious cultures in the early modern world, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume describes the haunting of 18th century England. It provides an in-depth study of the production, circulation and consumption of English ghost stories during the Age of Reason.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sasha Handley
ISBN: 9781851968886 1851968881
OCLC Number: 156891516
Description: ix, 287 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the ghosts of early modern England --
Restoration hauntings --
Printing the preternatural in the late seventeenth century --
A new Canterbury tale --
Ghost stories in the periodical press, c.1700-c.1750 --
Confessional cultures and ghost beliefs, c.1750-c.1800 --
Landscapes of belief and everyday life in late eighteenth-century England --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Religious cultures in the early modern world, no. 2.
Other Titles: Ghost beliefs and ghost stories in eighteenth-century England
Responsibility: Sasha Handley.

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A study of the production, circulation and consumption of English ghost stories during the Age of Reason. This work examines a variety of mediums: ballads and chapbooks, newspapers, sermons, medical  Read more...

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