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Restless Spirits: Ghost Stories by American Women, 1872-1926

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Just as dreams have long been associated with the unconscious, ghost stories have often served as forums for otherwise unapproachable issues. This volume brings together a lively selection of ghost stories by women writers, who use the genre to reveal and challenge prevailing cultural discourses on the nature and status of women. Depicting marriage, motherhood, female sexu ...more
Paperback, 316 pages
Published December 1st 1996 by University of Massachusetts Press (first published November 1st 1996)
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I'm not finished yet because I only read what was required for the course. This is a really fun collection, however, and I plan to finish it!
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