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Women's ghost literature in nineteenth-century Britain

Women's ghost literature in nineteenth-century Britain

Edmundson, Melissa, author

Women's Ghost Literature in Nineteenth-Century Britain examines the Female Gothic genre and how it expanded to include not only gender concerns but also social critiques of repressed sexuality, economics and imperialism

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Published Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: Melissa Edmundson Makala
ISBN: 0708325653, 9780708325643, 9780708325650
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: x, 241 pages : illustrations.
Series: Gothic literary studies
Subject: Gothic revival (Literature) Great Britain.; Gothic fiction (Literary genre), English History and criticism.; Ghosts in literature.; Gothic revival; Ghost stories, English History and criticism.
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Series Title: Gothic literary studies.
Other formats: Also available in printed form.


  1. Introduction 1 Female Revenants and the Beginnings of Women's Ghost Literature 2 Ghostly Lovers and Transgressive Supernatural Sexualities 3 'Uncomfortable Houses' and the Spectres of Capital 4 Haunted Empire: Spectral Uprisings as Imperialist Critique Conclusion