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By S. Hay

ISBN-10: 0230278329

ISBN-13: 9780230278325

ISBN-10: 1349326151

ISBN-13: 9781349326150

Ghost tales are regularly in dialog with novelistic modes with which they're modern. This booklet examines examples from Sir Walter Scott, Charles Dickens, Henry James and Rudyard Kipling, amongst others, to the tip of the 20th century, how they tackle empire, category, estate, historical past and trauma.

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