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Rites of passage and the liminal dead in medieval and reformation Britain
(Bilkent University, 2015-12)
This study explores accounts of the liminal, returning dead in medieval and Reformation Britain through the anthropological schema of the Rites of Passage, identified by Van Gennep early in the twentieth century. These ...
The demise of the walking dead : the rise of purgatory and the end of revenancy
(Bilkent University, 2007)
Folklore and popular belief strongly affect human behavior in any age, showing how people think, what they fear and how they react. The belief in the existence of the walking dead, that is, revenants, is no exception. ...