Ghostly Apparitions

Author: Stefan Andriopoulos
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 1935408356
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Stefan Andriopoulos examines the relationships between new media technologies and distinct cultural realms, tracing connections between Kant's philosophy and the magic lantern's phantasmagoria, the Gothic novel and print culture, and ...

A Treatise On Metaphysics

Author: John Henry Macmahon
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Ghostly apparitions, in most eases, mere spectral illu- Their reality, in some cases
, acknowledged. has permitted to show themselves on earth ; and only from the
case of these — as we might term them— Divinely-sent apparitions, can any
legitimate argument be deduced against my present theory. And this is the case
because the majority of ghostly appearances are mere spectral illusions,
accomplished on the senses of timid humanity by the machinations of daemons.5
And therefore ...

Scottish Women S Gothic And Fantastic Writing

Author: Monica Germana
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748686347
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site of indeterminacy, the quintessential backdrop to the disembodied self of
Gothic literature, 'a fiction of exile, of bodies separated from minds, of minds
without a physical place to inhabit, cast adrift on seas of space and time which
appear to bear no relation to the moral life'.27 When entering a space whose
legitimacy the revenant challenges, temporal and spatial disruptions brought in
by ghostly apparitions amplify the sense of unsettling indeterminacy produced by
spectrality in the ...

Ghost Hunting The Scientific And Metaphysical Approach

Author: Tommy Golden
ISBN: 0557070724
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Apparition Classifications: An apparition is defined as the supernatural
manifestation of the soul of a deceased person or animal, typically referred to as
a ghost. Apparitions are visual experiences. Throughout history human beings
have seen ghosts. Despite research efforts there is still very little known about
apparitions. They are the most compelling part of the supernatural field. The one
thing that is known about apparitions is that no two are exactly alike. They are as
complex and ...


Author: David Levy
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471109585
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comets, hitherto unknown, slowly creep across the sky as each one signed its
sweeping flourish in the guest book of the Sun. —LESL|E C. PELTIER,
STARLIGHT NIGHTS , 19651 C OMETS ARE LIKE CATS: they have tails, and
they do precisely what they want. This book tells the story of comets, from their
origins at the start of our solar system to Comet Hale-Bopp, which so many of us
recently saw.

Corpus Anarchicum

Author: Hamid Dabashi
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 1137264128
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... a visual form of beheading, we see aesthetically documented the serious
indices of the politically mutilated bodies. Like Ghostly Apparitions They appear
on the screen like ghostly apparitions. Colorful and evanescent, like lit lanterns
hung from invisible strings of motion, they dissolve into thick layers of
incandescent darkness. They move, from side to side, from top to bottom,
dreamlike goblins stirred by an inexplicable vivacity, a confident. Bodiless Faces
Like Ghostly Apparitions.

Beyond The Threshold

Author: Christopher M. Moreman
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 0742565521
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NINE. Apparitions. and. Hauntings. Phantoms, specters, ghasts, wraiths, shades,
and ghosts. Since time immemorial, humankind has been beset by denizens no
longer of this world. The typical fire! side ghost stories have been told time and
again. Spectral voices calling out to loved ones; ghostly hands lighting upon the
unsuspecting; phantom heads float! ing mournfully above one's bed; or the
disembodied moans of a tortured soul— these are all familiar motifs in such
ghastly tales.

Ghostly Encounters

Author: Suzanne Garbe
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1429665157
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"Describes several types of ghostly encounters and relates stories that involve each type"--Provided by publisher.