Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature)

Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature)This book resituates the ghost story as a matter of literary hospitality and as part of a vital prehistory of modernism, seeing it not as a quaint neo-gothic ornament, but as a powerful literary response to the technological and psychological disturbances that marked the end of the Victorian era. Linking little-studied authors like M. R. James and May Sinclair to such canonical figures as Dickens, Henry James, Woolf, and Joyce, Thurston argues that the literary ghost should be seen as no mere re…

Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism: The Haunting Interval (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature)

Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism: The Haunting Interval (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature)This book resituates the ghost story as a matter of literary hospitality and as part of a vital prehistory of modernism, seeing it not as a quaint neo-gothic ornament, but as a powerful literary response to the technological and psychological disturbances that marked the end of the Victorian era. Linking little-studied authors like M. R. James and May Sinclair to such canonical figures as Dickens, Henry James, Woolf, and Joyce, Thurston argues that the literary ghost should be seen as no mere re…

Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism: The Haunting Interval (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature)

Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism: The Haunting Interval (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature)This book resituates the ghost story as a matter of literary hospitality and as part of a vital prehistory of modernism, seeing it not as a quaint neo-gothic ornament, but as a powerful literary response to the technological and psychological disturbances that marked the end of the Victorian era. Linking little-studied authors like M. R. James and May Sinclair to such canonical figures as Dickens, Henry James, Woolf, and Joyce, Thurston argues that the literary ghost should be seen as no mere re…

Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism The Haunting Interval by Thurston, Luke ( AUTHOR ) Jun-14-2012 Hardback

Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism The Haunting Interval by Thurston, Luke ( AUTHOR ) Jun-14-2012 HardbackThis book resituates the ghost story as a matter of literary hospitality and as part of a vital prehistory of modernism, seeing it not as a quaint neo-gothic ornament, but as a powerful literary response to the technological and psychological disturbances that marked the end of the Victorian era. Linking little-studied authors like M. R. James and May Sinclair to such canonical figures as Dickens, Henry James, Woolf, and Joyce, Thurston argues that the literary ghost should be seen as no mere re…

Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism: The Haunting Interval (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature) by Luke Thurston (2014-02-16)

Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism: The Haunting Interval (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature) by Luke Thurston (2014-02-16)This book resituates the ghost story as a matter of literary hospitality and as part of a vital prehistory of modernism, seeing it not as a quaint neo-gothic ornament, but as a powerful literary response to the technological and psychological disturbances that marked the end of the Victorian era. Linking little-studied authors like M. R. James and May Sinclair to such canonical figures as Dickens, Henry James, Woolf, and Joyce, Thurston argues that the literary ghost should be seen as no mere re…

Haunting and Spectrality in Neo-Victorian Fiction: Possessing the Past

Haunting and Spectrality in Neo-Victorian Fiction: Possessing the PastExploring the pervasive presence of the Victorian past in contemporary culture, these essays use the trope of haunting and spectrality as a critical tool with which to consider neo-Victorian works, as well as our ongoing fascination with the Victorians, combining original readings of well-known novels with engaging analyses of lesser-known works….

Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature) by Luke Thurston (2014-02-18)

Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature) by Luke Thurston (2014-02-18)Exploring the pervasive presence of the Victorian past in contemporary culture, these essays use the trope of haunting and spectrality as a critical tool with which to consider neo-Victorian works, as well as our ongoing fascination with the Victorians, combining original readings of well-known novels with engaging analyses of lesser-known works….

Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism: The Haunting Interval (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature) by Luke Thurston (2014-02-16)

Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism: The Haunting Interval (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature) by Luke Thurston (2014-02-16)Exploring the pervasive presence of the Victorian past in contemporary culture, these essays use the trope of haunting and spectrality as a critical tool with which to consider neo-Victorian works, as well as our ongoing fascination with the Victorians, combining original readings of well-known novels with engaging analyses of lesser-known works….

Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism: The Haunting Interval (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature) by Luke Thurston (18-Feb-2014) Paperback

Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism: The Haunting Interval (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature) by Luke Thurston (18-Feb-2014) PaperbackExploring the pervasive presence of the Victorian past in contemporary culture, these essays use the trope of haunting and spectrality as a critical tool with which to consider neo-Victorian works, as well as our ongoing fascination with the Victorians, combining original readings of well-known novels with engaging analyses of lesser-known works….

Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism: The Haunting Interval (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature) Reprint edition by Thurston, Luke (2014) Paperback

Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism: The Haunting Interval (Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature) Reprint edition by Thurston, Luke (2014) PaperbackExploring the pervasive presence of the Victorian past in contemporary culture, these essays use the trope of haunting and spectrality as a critical tool with which to consider neo-Victorian works, as well as our ongoing fascination with the Victorians, combining original readings of well-known novels with engaging analyses of lesser-known works….