Necromanticism: Traveling to Meet the Dead, 1750-1860

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Necromanticism is a study of literary pilgrimage: readers' compulsion to visit literary homes, landscapes, and (especially) graves during the long Romantic period. The book draws on the histories of tourism and literary genres to highlight Romanticism's recourse to the dead in its reading, writing, and canon-making practices.
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PAUL WESTOVER is Assistant Professor of English at Brigham Young University, USA.
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Publisher
Springer
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Published on
Feb 21, 2012
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Pages
217
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ISBN
9780230369498
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Language
English
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Genres
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Historical & Comparative
Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Literary Criticism / General
Literary Criticism / Modern / 18th Century
Literary Criticism / Modern / 19th Century
Literary Criticism / Renaissance
Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory
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