Gothic hauntings melancholy crypts and textual ghosts by Christine Berthin

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .

Written in English

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  • Gothic fiction (Literary genre), English -- History and criticism,
  • Horror tales, English -- History and criticism,
  • Ghosts in literature,
  • Metaphor in literature,
  • Symbolism in literature,
  • Psychoanalysis in literature,
  • Psychoanalysis and literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementChristine Berthin.
LC ClassificationsPR830.T3 B47 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23945219M
ISBN 109780230237872
LC Control Number2009048425

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