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supernatural in modern English fiction

by Dorothy Scarborough

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Published by G. P. Putnam"s Sons in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Supernatural in literature,
  • English fiction -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Issued also as thesis (Ph. D.)--Columbia university.

    Statementby Dorothy Scarborough ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR147 .S3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 329 p.
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6603181M
    LC Control Number17028912
    OCLC/WorldCa2145300

    PREFACE. The subject of the supernatural in modern English fiction has been found difficult to deal with because of its wealth of material. While there has been no previous book on the topic, and none related to it, save Mr. C. E. Whitmore’s work on The Supernatural in Tragedy, the mass of fiction itself introducing ghostly or psychic motifs is simply enormous. "The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction" by Dorothy Scarborough. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be : Good Press.

    Supernatural Fiction in Early Modern Drama and Culture explores varieties of scepticism and belief exhibited by a selection of philosophers and playwrights, including Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, Giordano Bruno, John Dee, Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, and Thomas Middleton, explicating how each author defines the. Hypnotism enters largely into the fiction of modern times. Hypnotism may or may not be considered as supernatural, yet it borders so closely on to the realm of the uncanny, and is so related to science of to-day as well as to the sorcery of the past, that it should be considered in this connection for it carries on the traditions of the supernatural.

    Dorothy Scarborough - The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction. CHAPTER IV The Devil and His Allies "Ghosts are few but devils are plenty," said Cotton Mather, but hissaying would need to be inverted to fit present-day English we have ghosts in abundance but devils are scarce/5(32).   Review of The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction By Dorothy Scarborough See also Supernatural Horror in Fiction Literature - Books on DVDrom, and The Paranormal and Supernatural - Books on DVDrom, and The Occult Spirit World & the Bible - Books on DVDrom There are few, none perhaps save the extremest Sadducee and sceptic, who will deny that the supernatural Author: Heinz Schmitz.


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