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Course Overview

Since ancient times, ghost stories have played an important role in storytelling and in folklore from cultures around the world.  As we read and analyze ghosts in literature, folklore, and pop culture, we will assess how these stories create voice and identity, and how ghosts are used as metaphors. Readings will include the nineteenth-century rise of Spiritualism, a religion essentially devoted to ghosts; the Indian bhuta

Credits: 3
Distribution: Undergraduate
Permission of the instructor

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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate