Tales of the Troubled Dead: Ghost Stories in Cultural History

The author traces examples of ghost stories from Homer through to the present day, along with describing the aspects of storytelling designed to involve readers.

Medieval Ghost Stories: An Anthology of Miracles, Marvels & Prodigies

Stories of restless spirits returning from the afterlife are as old as storytelling. In medieval Europe ghosts, nightstalkers and unearthly visitors from parallel worlds had been in circulation since before the coming of Christianity.

Ghosts in the Middle Ages: The Living & the Dead in Medieval Society

Through this vivid study, Jean-Claude Schmitt examines medieval religious culture and the significance of the widespread belief in ghosts, revealing the ways in which the dead and the living related to each other during the middle ages.

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