The Spectral, the Spiritual and the Supernatural
Edited by Gavin Hopps
Gavin Hopps is a Lecturer in Literature and Theology at the University of St Andrews. His previous books include 'Morrissey: The Pageant of His Bleeding Heart' (Continuum, 2009) and 'Romanticism and Religion from William Cowper to Wallace Stevens', co-edited with Jane Stabler (Ashgate, 2006).
Acknowledgements Texts and Abbreviations Introduction: The Re-Enchantment of Romanticism Chapter 1: Determining Unknown Modes of Being: A Map of Byron’s Ghosts and Spirits BERNARD BEATTY Chapter 2: S hades of Being: Byron and the Trespassing of Ontology GAVIN HOPPS Chapter 3: Byron and the Noonday Demons MARY HURST Chapter 4: Conjuration and Exorcism: Byron’s Spectral Rhetoric DALE TOWNSHEND Chapter 5: Byron avec Sade: Material and Spectral Violence in Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage Canto PIYA PAL-LAPINSKI Chapter 6: ‘’Twixt Life and Death’: Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, Don Juan and the Sublime PHILIP SHAW Chapter 7: Byron, Ann Radcliffe and the Religious Implications of the Explained Supernatural in Don Juan ALISON MILBANK Chapter 8: The Haunting of Don Juan PETER W. GRAHAM Chapter 9: Being neither Here nor There: Byron and the Art of Flirtation CORIN THROSBY Afterword: Blowing on a Dead Man’s Embers: Byron’s Biographical Ghosts PETER ALLENDER Bibliography Notes on Contributors Index
This is a strong collection of essays on an excellent, and original, topic. Byron's Ghosts manifestly enhances and modifies our understanding of Byron.
University of Manchester
Size: 239 × 163 mm
Publication: October 11, 2013
Series: Liverpool English Texts and Studies 62