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Visions of an Unseen World
Ghost Beliefs and Ghost Stories in Eighteenth Century England





ISBN 9781138663466
Published January 20, 2016 by Routledge
304 Pages

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A study of the production, circulation and consumption of English ghost stories during the Age of Reason. This work examines a variety of mediums: ballads and chapbooks, newspapers, sermons, medical treatises and scientific journals, novels and plays. It relates the telling of ghost stories to changes associated with the Enlightenment.