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Strongly recommended. M R JAMES NEWSLETTER Stories of restless spirits returning from the afterlife are as old as storytelling. In medieval Europe ghosts, nightstalkers and unearthly visitors from parallel worlds had been in circulation since before the coming of Christianity. Here is a collection of ghostly encounters from medieval romances, monastic chronicles, sagas and...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published October 19th 2006 by Boydell Press (first published April 1st 2003)
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Esme Cowles
Very dense, but insightful. Well organized to highlight the editor's focus on themes of ghost depiction very different from modern conceptions.
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