Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2012

216 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719087868

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The ghost story 1840 -1920

A cultural history

Andrew Smith

Published by Manchester University Press

  • 1 First book on the British ghost story in over 30 years
  • 2 Explores writers including Dickens, Collins, Charlotte Riddell, Vernon Lee, May Sinclair, Kipling, Le Fanu, Henry James, and M.R. James
  • 3 First book to explore the relationship between the ghost story and theories of economics in the nineteenth century
  • 4 Includes readings of economic, national, colonial, and gender contexts and how they inform representations of the ghost

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