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The haunted mind : the supernatural in Victorian literature
Smith, Elton Edward, 1915-2008.
Publication Information:
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1999.
Physical Description:
xiv, 139 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Introduction: Victorian literature and the shifting use of the supernatural / Elton E. Smith and Robert Haas -- Winged ghosts: Alfred, Lord Tennyson and the return to the mystical / Elton E. Smith -- A Christmas Carol: Giving nursery tales a higher form / Harry Stone -- The specter of the self in Franksenstein and Great Expectations / Kath Filmer -- Danger and compulsion in The Wind and the Willows, or Toad and Hyde together at last / Roger C. Scholbin -- Masquerade: liberties and female power in Le Fanu's Carmilla / Tammis Elise Thomas -- Dr. Jekyll's closet / Elaine Showalter --Kipling's key to the haunted chamber / E. M. G. Smith -- Caliban in a glass: autoscopic vision in The Picture of Dorian Gray / Nancy Jane Tyson -- Pedophiles amidst looming portentousness: Henry James's The Turn of the Screw / Elton E. Smith.
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