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  • Date posted : Jan 01, 1970


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Join Dr. Christina Rieger as she discusses the rise of the Victorian ghost tale within the context of 19th century British Spiritualism, the cult of death and mourning, and the emerging theories of the unconscious mind. The presentation will also address the genre's special importance for female and Irish authors who explore issues of history and power within stories that are seemingly mere entertainment.

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