By Caron Lipman

ISBN-10: 1138251011

ISBN-13: 9781138251014

ISBN-10: 1409467724

ISBN-13: 9781409467724

How does it consider to reside in a ’haunted home’? How do humans negotiate their daily lives with the event of uncanny, anomalous or unusual occasions in the household inside? What do such reports demonstrate of the intersection among the fabric, immaterial and temporal in the domestic? How do humans interpret, proportion and narrate reports that are doubtful and unpredictable? What does this demonstrate approximately contested ideals and assorted kinds of wisdom? And approximately how humans ’co-habit’ with ghosts, a particular self - different dating inside of such shut quarters? This ebook units out to discover those questions. It applies a non-reductive middle-ground procedure which steers past an uncritical exploration of supernatural reviews with out explaining them away through recourse simply to wider social and cultural contexts. The ebook attends to the ways that families in England and Wales comprehend their adventure of haunting relating to principles of subjectivity, gender, materiality, reminiscence, wisdom and trust. It explores domestic as a spot either dynamic and differentiated, illuminating the complexity of ’everyday’ adventure - the familiarity of the unusual in addition to the strangeness of the customary - and the ways that domestic remains to be configured as a particular space.

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