Ghostly communion : cross-cultural spiritualism in nineteenth-century American literature /
by Kucich, John.Series: Reencounters with colonialism--new perspectives on the Americas. Publisher: Hanover, N.H. : Dartmouth College Press, c2004Description: xxxii, 190 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1584654325 (alk. paper); 1584654333 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): American literature -- History and criticism. -- 19th century | Spiritualism in literature | Spiritualism -- History -- 19th century. -- United States | Literature and spiritualism -- United States | Intercultural communication in literature | Occultism in literature | Culture in literature | Ghosts in literature
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Epoka University Library
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction : the Pueblo revolt, the Salem witchcraft trials, and cross-cultural spiritualism -- Around Rochester : spiritualism, reform, and Harriet Jacobs's incidents in the life of a slave girl -- Public spirits : spiritualism in American periodicals, 1848/1861 -- The politics of heaven : the ghost dance, the gates ajar, and Captain Stormfield's visit to heaven -- Spirits in the contact zone : spiritualism and local color writing -- Spirit nation : spiritualism and national ideology in Henry James's The Bostonians and Pauline Hopkins's Of one blood -- Conclusion : the poetics and politics of spiritualism.