Rethinking ghosts in world religions / edited by Mu-chou Poo
- Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
- Physical Description:
- xvi, 342 pages ; 25 cm.
- Additional Creators:
- Pu, Muzhou
- Numen book series. Studies in the history of religions, 0169-8834 ; v. 123
- Wind and smoke : giving up the ghost of Enkidu, comprehending Enkidu's ghosts / Jerrold S. Cooper -- Belief and the dead in Pharaonic Egypt / Christopher J. Eyre -- Where have all the ghosts gone? : evolution of a concept in biblical literature / Sze-kar Wan -- Ghosts and responsibility : the Hebrew Bible, Confucius, Plato / Steven Shankman -- The Roman manes : the dead as gods / Charles W. King -- The ghostly troop and the battle over death : William of Auvergne (d. 1249) connects Christian, Old Norse, and Irish views / Alan E. Bernstein -- Ghosts of the European Enlightenment / Fernando Vidal -- Ghost, vampire, and scientific naturalism : observation and evidence in the supernatural fiction of Grant Allen, Bram Stoker and Arthur Conan Doyle / Shang-jen Li -- The cult of Vetāla and Tantric fantasy / Po-chi Huang -- The culture of ghosts in the Six Dynasties period (c. 220-589 C.E.) / Mu-chou Poo -- Allegorical narrative in Six Dynasties anomaly tales : ghostly sightings and afterworld vengeance / Yuan-ju Liu -- Chinese ghosts : reconciling psychoanalytic, structuralist, and Marxian perspectives / P. Steven Sangren.
- 9789004171527 (hardback : alk. paper) and 9004171525 (hardback : alk. paper)
- Proceedings of a conference held in Dec. 2005.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -335) and index.
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