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Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism, Luke Thurston

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James and May Sinclair to such canonical figures as Dickens, Henry James, Woolf, and Joyce, Thurston argues that the literary ghost should be seen as no mere relic of gothic style but as a portal of discovery, an opening onto the central modernist problem of how to write 'life itself. Reading the ghost story as both a guest and a host story, this book traces the ghost as a disruptive figure in the 'hospitable' space of narrative from Maturin, Poe and Dickens to the fin de siecle, and then on into the twentieth century. The E-mail message field is required. This book resituates the ghost story as a matter of literary hospitality and as part of a vital prehistory of modernism, seeing it not as a quaint neo-gothic ornament, but as a powerful literary response to the technological and psychological disturbances that marked the end of the Victorian era. Linking little-studied authors like M.

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Luke Thurston: Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism (PDF)

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If the ghostly voice is worth discussing, Thurston implies, then it is worth listening to, echoing as it echoes us , and making it our own. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p. The Spark of Life 2. Professor Peter Barry, author of Other books by Luke Thruston on James Joyce:. Hosts of the living -- A loop in a mesh: May Sinclair -- Distant music: Woolf, Joyce -- Double-crossing: Elizabeth Bowen -- Conclusion: the ghostly path. Ghosts -- Broken lineage: M. He is the author of James Joyce and the Problem of Psychoanalysis 2004 , the editor of Re-inventing the Symptom: Essays on the Final Lacan 2002 , and the translator of works by Jean Laplanche and Andre Green.

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Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism : The Haunting Interval: Luke Thurston: 9781136282478: Telegraph bookshop

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If the ghostly voice is worth discussing, Thurston implies, then it is worth listening to, echoing as it echoes us , and making it our own. As hosts, it is our duty to welcome a study that advances our knowledge of the field significantly. Topics range from Dickens and Henry James to M. Linking little-studied authors like M. Linking little-studied authors like M. Distant Music: Woolf, Joyce Conclusion: The Haunting Interval.

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Literary ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism : the haunting interval (Book, 2012) [janagana.in]

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The Spark of Life 2. A Loop in a Mesh: May Sinclair 6. This book resituates the ghost story as a matter of literary hospitality and as part of a vital prehistory of modernism, seeing it not as a quaint neo-gothic ornament, but as a powerful literary response to the technological and psychological disturbances that marked the end of the Victorian era. In this strict sense, his book is deeply original, haunted by the other scenes of writing that rise unbidden from the recesses of a text to demand a hearing, like an unexpected guest that narrative must struggle to accommodate, no matter how capacious its boundaries. About the Series From Joyce to Rushdie, Modernism to Food Writing, Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Literature looks at both the literature and culture of the 20 th century. Linking little-studied authors like M.

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Literary ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism : the haunting interval (Book, 2012) [janagana.in]

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James and May Sinclair to such canonical figures as Dickens, Henry James, Woolf, and Joyce, Thurston argues that the literary ghost should be seen as no mere relic of gothic style but as a portal of discovery, an opening onto the central modernist problem of how to write 'life itself. A Loop in a Mesh: May Sinclair 6. Linking little-studied authors like M. This book resituates the ghost story as a matter of literary hospitality and as part of a vital prehistory of modernism, seeing it not as a quaint neo-gothic ornament, but as a powerful literary response to the technological and psychological disturbances that marked the end of the Victorian era. Distant Music: Woolf, Joyce Conclusion: The Haunting Interval About the Author Luke Thurston is Senior Lecturer in Modern Literature at Aberystwyth University. His explications, however, are convincing and succinctly put.

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Solid work, and cleverly presented. Linking little-studied authors like M. James and May Sinclair to such canonical figures as Dickens, Henry James, Woolf, and Joyce, Thurston argues that the literary ghost should be seen as no mere relic of gothic style but as a portal of discovery, an opening onto the central modernist problem of how to write 'life itself'. Linking little-studied authors like M. Distant Music: Woolf, Joyce Conclusion: The Haunting Interval About the Author Luke Thurston is Senior Lecturer in Modern Literature at Aberystwyth University. Linking little-studied authors like M.

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Literary ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism : the haunting interval in SearchWorks catalog

literary ghosts from the victorians to modernism thurston luke

Linking little-studied authors like M. Given such a compelling account, I agree with him. James and May Sinclair to such canonical figures as Dickens, Henry James, Woolf, and Joyce, Thurston argues that the literary ghost should be seen as no mere relic of gothic style but as a portal of discovery, an opening onto the central modernist problem of how to write 'life itself'. This book resituates the ghost story as a matter of literary hospitality and as part of a vital prehistory of modernism, seeing it not as a quaint neo-gothic ornament, but as a powerful literary response to the technological and psychological disturbances that marked the end of the Victorian era. If the ghostly voice is worth discussing, Thurston implies, then it is worth listening to, echoing as it echoes us , and making it our own. As hosts, it is our duty to welcome a study that advances our knowledge of the field significantly.

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Literary Ghosts from the Victorians to Modernism, Luke Thurston

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Ghost stories should be seen as a distinctly neo-gothic genre, and as such are split between an ironic, often parodic reference to Gothic style and an evocation of 'life itself, ' an implicit repudiation of all literary style. Linking little-studied authors like M. He is the author of James Joyce and the Problem of Psychoanalysis 2004 , the editor of Re-inventing the Symptom: Essays on the Final Lacan 2002 , and the translator of works by Jean Laplanche and André Green. Ghost stories should be seen as a distinctly neo-gothic genre, and as such are split between an ironic, often parodic reference to Gothic style and an evocation of 'life itself, ' an implicit repudiation of all literary style. Reading the ghost story as both a guest and a host story, this book traces the ghost as a disruptive figure in the 'hospitable' space of narrative from Maturin, Poe and Dickens to the fin de siecle, and then on into the twentieth century. Given such a compelling account, I agree with him. This book resituates the ghost story as a matter of literary hospitality and as part of a vital prehistory of modernism, seeing it not as a quaint neo-gothic ornament, but as a powerful literary response to the technological and psychological disturbances that marked the end of the Victorian era.

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James and May Sinclair to such canonical figures as Dickens, Henry James, Woolf, and Joyce, Thurston argues that the literary ghost should be seen as no mere relic of gothic style but as a portal of discovery, an opening onto the central modernist problem of how to write 'life itself. As hosts, it is our duty to welcome a study that advances our knowledge of the field significantly. Literary hospitality -- The spark of life -- Zigzag: the Signalman -- pt. James and May Sinclair to such canonical figures as Dickens, Henry James, Woolf, and Joyce, Thurston argues that the literary ghost should be seen as no mere relic of gothic style but as a portal of discovery, an opening onto the central modernist problem of how to write 'life itself. Considering literature alongside religion, popular culture, race, gender, ecology, travel, class, space, and other subjects, titles are characterized by dynamic interventions into established subjects and innovative studies on emerging topics. James and Virginia Woolf, including good work on May Sinclair in particular.

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