Spectres of the Self

Spectres of the Self❮Reading❯ ➹ Spectres of the Self Author Shane McCorristine – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk Spectres of the Self is a fascinating study of the rich cultures surrounding the experience of seeing ghosts in England from the Reformation to the twentieth century Shane McCorristine examines a vast Spectres of the Self is a fascinating study of the rich cultures surrounding the experience of seeing ghosts in England from the Reformation to the twentieth century Shane McCorristine examines a vast range of primary and secondary sources showing how ghosts apparitions and hallucinations were imagined experienced and debated from the pages of fiction to the case reports of the Society for Psychical Research By analysing a broad range of themes Spectres of Epub / from telepathy and ghost hunting to the notion of dreaming while awake and the uestion of why ghosts wore clothes Dr McCorristine reveals the sheer variety of ideas of ghost seeing in English society and culture He shows how the issue of ghosts remained dynamic despite the advance of science and secularism and argues that the ghost ultimately represented a spectre of the self a symbol of the psychological hauntedness of modern experience.

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  • ebook
  • Spectres of the Self
  • Shane McCorristine
  • 14 October 2014
  • 9781283715782