[EPUB] ✶ A Halloween Reader ✹ Lesley Pratt Bannatyne – Buyphenergan500.us

A Halloween Reader This Sourcebook Of Halloween Lore Spans British, Irish, And American Literature From The Sixteenth To The Twentieth Centuries, From Robert Burns And Edgar Allan Poe To James Joyce And H P Lovecraft Each Of The Poems, Stories, And Plays In This Comprehensive Anthology Provides A Link To Halloween Celebrations Of The Past A Halloween Party, By Caroline Ticknor, Is A Humorous Short Story About A Nineteenth Century New Yorker S First Halloween Party The Macabre Soliloquy From Sydney Dobell S Balder Paints A Dark, Haunting Picture Of The Hallowed Eve Robert Burns Halloween Gives A Detailed Description Of The Night Of October 31 In Eighteenth Century Southwestern Scotland The Hallowoddities Section Of The Book Includes Witch Trial Testimony, Journal Entries, And Other Spooky Pieces Related To Halloween A Halloween Reader Provides An Overview Of The Holiday S Roots And Of How It Has Changed Since It Began In The British Isles Than One Thousand Years Ago In Older Literature, The Dead Are Viewed As A Supernatural Evil, But One That Can Teach, Predict, And Warn, Because They Have Seen The Future That Is Hidden To Us In Twentieth Century And Current Literature, However, The Dead Are Portrayed As Humanly Evil, Returning As Zombies To Exact Revenge Or To Otherwise Terrorize The Living As Ms Bannatyne Says In Her Introduction, The Boundary Between The Vibrant World We Live In And The Underground World Of Worms Is Thin And Brittle It S Only A Matter Of Time What Makes The Older Halloween Literature So Enthralling Is That It Lets Us Travel Back And Forth To The Land Of The Dead Without Consequence.

[EPUB] ✶ A Halloween Reader  ✹ Lesley Pratt Bannatyne – Buyphenergan500.us
  • Paperback
  • 272 pages
  • A Halloween Reader
  • Lesley Pratt Bannatyne
  • English
  • 13 September 2018
  • 1589801768

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