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Author Hopps, Gavin.

Title Byron's Ghosts : the Spectral, the Spiritual and the Supernatural
Published Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (257 pages)
Series Liverpool English Texts and Studies ; v. 62
Liverpool English texts and studies.
Summary Byron is rarely thought of as a spiritual writer. However, as this bold new collection shows, this is the result of an impoverished notion of the 'spiritual' and a reflection of biased priorities in Romantic studies. Reflecting on the poet's claim that 'immaterialism's a serious matter', this interdisciplinary collection of essays, from British and American scholars, calls into question the prevailing 'materialist' consensus, and offers a fresh and theoretically inflected reading of Byron's poetry. Byron's Ghosts is the first book-length examination of spectrality in Byron's work. It is on the
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Supernatural in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1781385564 (electronic bk.)
9781781385562 (electronic bk.)