The Ghost-Feeler: Stories of Terror and the Supernatural Edith Wharton

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The Ghost-Feeler: Stories of Terror and the Supernatural  by  Edith Wharton

The Ghost-Feeler: Stories of Terror and the Supernatural by Edith Wharton
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Readers of The Buccaneers, The House of Mirth, and the recently filmed The Age of Innocence may be surprised to learn that Edith Wharton, known for her elegant narrative style, described herself as someone with an intense Celtic sense of theMoreReaders of The Buccaneers, The House of Mirth, and the recently filmed The Age of Innocence may be surprised to learn that Edith Wharton, known for her elegant narrative style, described herself as someone with an intense Celtic sense of the supernatural.

As a ghost-feeler, she wrote a number of chilling tales that objectify this sense of unease, even terror. With themes of vampirism, isolation and hallucination, they reflect the authors internalized fears and her unhappy experience with marriage. Some of these nine stories appeared in magazines and one, The Duchess at Prayer, is published again, for the first time since the nineteenth century.



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