Alas, Poor Ghost!
Traditions of Belief in Story and Discourse
Gillian Bennett is an independent scholar specializing in ghost stories and contemporary legends. She worked in these fields for twenty years while a Research Associate of the National Centre for English Cultural Tradition at the University of Sheffield, UK, and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Human Communication at Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK. With Paul Smith she has edited or compiled six books on contemporary legend. She served as editor of the British journal Folklore.