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Ghostly Inheritance
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Sherry Galloway
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-03-01 - Publisher: iUniverse

Melanie never knew of her great grandmother Gabrielle until she inherited all of her estate. She also had no idea of the Ghosts that came with the inheritance. Ghosts come to her in her dreams longing to be on earth again, cursed to roam the estate. Melanie falls in love
Ghost Criminology
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Michael Fiddler, Theo Kindynis, Travis Linnemann
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-18 - Publisher: NYU Press

"Bringing together prominent early contributions from this emergent perspective, the volume traces the origins, theory and methodology of a nascent ghost criminology. From the powers of exorcism and erasure marshaled by state agents, street-level struggles over memorialization and memory, to the lingering violence of crime scenes and the ghostly traces
Christianity, Plasticity, and Spectral Heritages
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Victor E. Taylor
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-20 - Publisher: Springer

This book is an interdisciplinary study of the cultural representations of Jesus in the context of contemporary religious theory and continental philosophy. It looks at Jesus in view of an updated Derridean hauntology and spectrality, with an emphasis on the inherent plasticity of the Christian heritage. While the work engages
Cryptomimesis
Language: en
Pages: 165
Authors: Jodey Castricano
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-11-07 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

In the last thirty years the living-dead, the revenant, the phantom, and the crypt have appeared with increasing frequency in Jacques Derrida's writings and, for the most part, have gone unaddressed. In Cryptomimesis Jodey Castricano examines the intersection between Derrida's writing and the Gothic to theorize what she calls Derrida's
Ghosts, Metaphor, and History in Toni Morrison's Beloved and Gabriel GarcIa MArquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude
Language: en
Pages: 255
Authors: D. Erickson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-16 - Publisher: Springer

This study examines the complex relations between the figure of the ghost, the textual figure of metaphor and history, in Toni Morrison's Beloved and Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude.