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Ghost storeys : Ralpĥ Adams Cram, modern Gothic media, and deconstructive microhistory at a Canadian church

Author: Cameron Macdonell
Publisher: Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Do modern Gothic buildings and books have more in common than the "Gothic" adjective? Scholars have limited this question to British author/architects of the eighteenth century. However, Ralph Adams Cram (1863--1942) was America's most prolific and vocal advocate of Gothic Revival architecture, and he published a book of Gothic ghost stories in 1895. Ghost Storeys consequently offers the first comprehensive study  Read more...
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Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2017] ©2017
(CaOONL)20179016598
(OCoLC)964327571
Named Person: Ralph Adams Cram; Ralph Adams Cram
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cameron Macdonell
ISBN: 9780773549906 0773549900 9780773549913 0773549919 9780773549890 0773549897 9780773549883 0773549889
OCLC Number: 980364542
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Cameron Macdonell.

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