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Ghosts in popular culture and legend, June Michele Pulliam and Anthony J. Fonseca, editors

Label
Ghosts in popular culture and legend
Title
Ghosts in popular culture and legend
Statement of responsibility
June Michele Pulliam and Anthony J. Fonseca, editors
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Ghosts are the only monsters that most people actually believe in." A folklorist friend of mine said this to me when I was in the early stages of working on this project. His words really colored the scope of this book, which in its entries not only explains certain ghost lore and ghost-related phenomena, but considers the psychological and sociological reasons that representations of the ghost exist almost by necessity in different cultures and throughout time. Of course, most of the entries deal with tales and motifs associated with legend and popular culture, but readers of this text should be cognizant that despite the nature of these tales, such stories of ghosts and hauntings are believed by many. This makes the ghost a different sort of monster. While there are extensive bodies of folklore about zombies and vampires, most people in modern societies do not believe them to be real--these same people who rationally deny the possible existence of vampires and zombies are also the same people who will admit, in confidence, that they experienced what they call a feeling, something not quite right, while touring a plantation home that is reputed to be haunted, or while explaining that they saw a parent's image, which appeared to them on the night of his/her death. The television genre that can be termed paranormal television attests to this belief in ghosts: the vast majority of these programs concern ghost hunters who go in search of the truth behind a legend of a haunting, or seek to debunk a medium who claims to be able to speak to the dead"-- Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
133.1
Index
index present
LC call number
BF1461
LC item number
.G498 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Pulliam, June Michele
  • Fonseca, Anthony J.
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Ghosts
Label
Ghosts in popular culture and legend, June Michele Pulliam and Anthony J. Fonseca, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-372) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Arabian nights, The
  • Hill, Joe
  • Hodgson, William Hope
  • Hoffmann, E.T.A.
  • Hook, The
  • "Hotel California"
  • Houdini, Harry
  • House on Haunted Hill, The
  • House on Nazareth Hill, The
  • Hungry ghosts
  • Hyakumonogatari Kaidankai
  • Ash Wednesday
  • Innocents, The
  • Insidious series
  • Inspector calls, An
  • Internet ghosts
  • Irving, Washington
  • Jackson, Shirley
  • James, Henry
  • James, M.R.
  • "James Gang"
  • Janghwa, Hongryeon
  • Audrey Rose
  • Ju-On: The grudge
  • Kairo
  • King, Stephen
  • Kwaidan
  • LaLaurie mansion
  • Le Fanu, J.S.
  • "Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The"
  • Leiber, Fritz
  • Llorona, La
  • Long Island medium
  • Awakening, The
  • Lost boy lost girl
  • Lovely bones, The
  • Medieval ghosts
  • Medium
  • Mediums
  • Mirrors
  • Molesworth, Mary Louisa
  • Mostellaria
  • Mumler, William H.
  • Museums and libraries
  • Bag of bones
  • Music, jazz and blues
  • Music, popular
  • Music, traditional and folk
  • Myrtles Plantation
  • Mysteries of Udolpho, The
  • Native American ghosts in films
  • Necromancy
  • Neo-Victorian ghost stories
  • Nightmare on Elm Street, A
  • 9/11 ghost fiction
  • Battlefield ghosts
  • Odyssey, The
  • Old English baron, The
  • Onions, Oliver
  • Orfanato, El
  • Others, The
  • Ouija board
  • Paranormal societies
  • Paranormal television
  • Parapsychology
  • Pliny the Younger
  • Beckoning fair one, The
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Poltergeist
  • Poltergeists
  • Pornography
  • Possession
  • Price, Harry
  • Purgatory
  • Randi, James
  • Renaissance/Romantic period
  • Revenant
  • Beetlejuice
  • Revenge
  • Riddell, Charlotte
  • Ring franchises
  • "Sandmann, Der"
  • "Schalken the painter"
  • Scooby-Doo, where are you!
  • S{u2961}nce
  • S{u2961}nce on a wet afternoon
  • S{u2961}nces
  • Shadow people
  • Belief studies
  • Shining, The
  • "Signalman, The"
  • Six feet under
  • Sixth sense, The (film)
  • Sixth sense, The (television series)
  • Slender man
  • Society for Psychical Research
  • Soul, The
  • Space ghost
  • Spectre, The
  • Bell witch
  • Spectrophilia
  • Spirit photography
  • "Spirit rappings"
  • Spiritualism
  • Stead, W.T.
  • Stir of echoes, A
  • Straub, Peter
  • Supernatural
  • Suzuki, Koji
  • Theaters
  • A -- Z Entries :
  • Beloved
  • 13 ghosts
  • Topper
  • "True relation of the apparition of one Mrs. Veal, The"
  • Turn of the screw, The
  • 20th century ghosts
  • Two thousand maniacs!
  • Ugetsu
  • Uncanny, The
  • Unfriended
  • Uninvited, The
  • Bhoot
  • Vanishing hitchhiker
  • Victorian era
  • Video games
  • "Warning to the curious, A"
  • Warren, Ed and Lorraine
  • Wharton, Edith
  • What lies beneath
  • White noise
  • Witch of Endor
  • Woman in black, The (novel and play)
  • Bither, Doris
  • Woman warrior, The
  • Women authors
  • Wuthering Heights
  • Young adult fiction
  • Yurei
  • "Black cat, The"
  • Blackwood, Algernon
  • Blair witch project, The
  • Blithe spirit
  • Bloody Mary
  • Book of the spirits, The
  • Borley Rectory
  • American horror story: Murder house
  • Campbell, Ramsey
  • Canal, The
  • Candyman
  • Canterville ghost, The
  • Casper
  • "Casting the runes"
  • Castle of Otranto, The
  • Certain slant of light, A
  • Changeling, The
  • Children's books
  • Amish haunting
  • Child's play series
  • Chinese ghost story, A
  • Christmas carol, A
  • Comedy
  • Conan Doyle, Arthur
  • Conjuring, The
  • Crawford, F. Marion
  • Crossing over with John Edward
  • Dark water
  • Dead files, The
  • Amityville horror, The
  • Dead silence
  • Detective fiction
  • Dia de los Muertos
  • Dolls
  • Earthbound spirits
  • Ectoplasm
  • Enfield poltergeist
  • Entity, The
  • Espiritismo
  • Eye, The
  • Angels of Mons
  • Feng shui
  • Field of dreams
  • Flying Dutchman
  • Fog, The
  • Folklore
  • 1408
  • Fox sisters
  • Freeman, Mary E. Wilkins
  • Frighteners, The
  • Gender
  • Animal ghosts
  • Ghost
  • Ghost adventures
  • Ghost and Mr. Chicken, The
  • Ghost and Mrs. Muir, The
  • Ghost bikes
  • Ghost festival
  • Ghost hunters
  • Ghost in the invisible bikini, The
  • "Ghost riders in the sky"
  • Ghost story
  • Annabelle
  • Ghost story for Christmas, A
  • "Ghost town"
  • Ghost whisperer
  • Ghostbusters
  • Ghosts know
  • Ghostwatch
  • Goosebumps series
  • Gothic, The
  • Grave encounters
  • Greco-Roman ghosts
  • Apparition narrative
  • Greenbrier ghost
  • Guiley, Rosemary Ellen
  • Haint
  • Halloween
  • Haunted and the haunters, The
  • Haunted houses
  • Haunting of Hill House, The
  • Headless horseman
  • Heart-shaped box
  • Hell house
Control code
ocn948668914
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xix, 403 pages
Isbn
9781440834905
Lccn
2016009473
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Ghosts in popular culture and legend, June Michele Pulliam and Anthony J. Fonseca, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-372) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Arabian nights, The
  • Hill, Joe
  • Hodgson, William Hope
  • Hoffmann, E.T.A.
  • Hook, The
  • "Hotel California"
  • Houdini, Harry
  • House on Haunted Hill, The
  • House on Nazareth Hill, The
  • Hungry ghosts
  • Hyakumonogatari Kaidankai
  • Ash Wednesday
  • Innocents, The
  • Insidious series
  • Inspector calls, An
  • Internet ghosts
  • Irving, Washington
  • Jackson, Shirley
  • James, Henry
  • James, M.R.
  • "James Gang"
  • Janghwa, Hongryeon
  • Audrey Rose
  • Ju-On: The grudge
  • Kairo
  • King, Stephen
  • Kwaidan
  • LaLaurie mansion
  • Le Fanu, J.S.
  • "Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The"
  • Leiber, Fritz
  • Llorona, La
  • Long Island medium
  • Awakening, The
  • Lost boy lost girl
  • Lovely bones, The
  • Medieval ghosts
  • Medium
  • Mediums
  • Mirrors
  • Molesworth, Mary Louisa
  • Mostellaria
  • Mumler, William H.
  • Museums and libraries
  • Bag of bones
  • Music, jazz and blues
  • Music, popular
  • Music, traditional and folk
  • Myrtles Plantation
  • Mysteries of Udolpho, The
  • Native American ghosts in films
  • Necromancy
  • Neo-Victorian ghost stories
  • Nightmare on Elm Street, A
  • 9/11 ghost fiction
  • Battlefield ghosts
  • Odyssey, The
  • Old English baron, The
  • Onions, Oliver
  • Orfanato, El
  • Others, The
  • Ouija board
  • Paranormal societies
  • Paranormal television
  • Parapsychology
  • Pliny the Younger
  • Beckoning fair one, The
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Poltergeist
  • Poltergeists
  • Pornography
  • Possession
  • Price, Harry
  • Purgatory
  • Randi, James
  • Renaissance/Romantic period
  • Revenant
  • Beetlejuice
  • Revenge
  • Riddell, Charlotte
  • Ring franchises
  • "Sandmann, Der"
  • "Schalken the painter"
  • Scooby-Doo, where are you!
  • S{u2961}nce
  • S{u2961}nce on a wet afternoon
  • S{u2961}nces
  • Shadow people
  • Belief studies
  • Shining, The
  • "Signalman, The"
  • Six feet under
  • Sixth sense, The (film)
  • Sixth sense, The (television series)
  • Slender man
  • Society for Psychical Research
  • Soul, The
  • Space ghost
  • Spectre, The
  • Bell witch
  • Spectrophilia
  • Spirit photography
  • "Spirit rappings"
  • Spiritualism
  • Stead, W.T.
  • Stir of echoes, A
  • Straub, Peter
  • Supernatural
  • Suzuki, Koji
  • Theaters
  • A -- Z Entries :
  • Beloved
  • 13 ghosts
  • Topper
  • "True relation of the apparition of one Mrs. Veal, The"
  • Turn of the screw, The
  • 20th century ghosts
  • Two thousand maniacs!
  • Ugetsu
  • Uncanny, The
  • Unfriended
  • Uninvited, The
  • Bhoot
  • Vanishing hitchhiker
  • Victorian era
  • Video games
  • "Warning to the curious, A"
  • Warren, Ed and Lorraine
  • Wharton, Edith
  • What lies beneath
  • White noise
  • Witch of Endor
  • Woman in black, The (novel and play)
  • Bither, Doris
  • Woman warrior, The
  • Women authors
  • Wuthering Heights
  • Young adult fiction
  • Yurei
  • "Black cat, The"
  • Blackwood, Algernon
  • Blair witch project, The
  • Blithe spirit
  • Bloody Mary
  • Book of the spirits, The
  • Borley Rectory
  • American horror story: Murder house
  • Campbell, Ramsey
  • Canal, The
  • Candyman
  • Canterville ghost, The
  • Casper
  • "Casting the runes"
  • Castle of Otranto, The
  • Certain slant of light, A
  • Changeling, The
  • Children's books
  • Amish haunting
  • Child's play series
  • Chinese ghost story, A
  • Christmas carol, A
  • Comedy
  • Conan Doyle, Arthur
  • Conjuring, The
  • Crawford, F. Marion
  • Crossing over with John Edward
  • Dark water
  • Dead files, The
  • Amityville horror, The
  • Dead silence
  • Detective fiction
  • Dia de los Muertos
  • Dolls
  • Earthbound spirits
  • Ectoplasm
  • Enfield poltergeist
  • Entity, The
  • Espiritismo
  • Eye, The
  • Angels of Mons
  • Feng shui
  • Field of dreams
  • Flying Dutchman
  • Fog, The
  • Folklore
  • 1408
  • Fox sisters
  • Freeman, Mary E. Wilkins
  • Frighteners, The
  • Gender
  • Animal ghosts
  • Ghost
  • Ghost adventures
  • Ghost and Mr. Chicken, The
  • Ghost and Mrs. Muir, The
  • Ghost bikes
  • Ghost festival
  • Ghost hunters
  • Ghost in the invisible bikini, The
  • "Ghost riders in the sky"
  • Ghost story
  • Annabelle
  • Ghost story for Christmas, A
  • "Ghost town"
  • Ghost whisperer
  • Ghostbusters
  • Ghosts know
  • Ghostwatch
  • Goosebumps series
  • Gothic, The
  • Grave encounters
  • Greco-Roman ghosts
  • Apparition narrative
  • Greenbrier ghost
  • Guiley, Rosemary Ellen
  • Haint
  • Halloween
  • Haunted and the haunters, The
  • Haunted houses
  • Haunting of Hill House, The
  • Headless horseman
  • Heart-shaped box
  • Hell house
Control code
ocn948668914
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xix, 403 pages
Isbn
9781440834905
Lccn
2016009473
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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