Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 May 2011

304 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199599806

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Ghost Stories in Late Renaissance France

Walking by Night

Timothy Chesters

Oxford Modern Languages and Literature Monographs

  • Extensive bibliographical research on primary sources
  • Interdisciplinary approach combines intellectual history, literary criticism, and the history of the book
  • Demonstrates how characteristics recognizable from modern ghost tales - the haunted house, the eroticized ghost, the embodied revenant - began to emerge in this era
  • All French quotations are translated