Ghostly Hands: A Critical Edition of Henry James’s “The Romance of Certain Old Clothes”

This edition critically analyzes “The Romance of Certain Old Clothes” by Henry James. It is put into context with three other Victorian ghost stories that use the similar trope of ghostly hands. The theme of these ghostly hands is used to explore Victorian era issues concerning class, property exchange, and the roles of women.

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