To wrap up our spooky holiday series on the scholarly side of some Halloween favorites, Andrew McCann, the author of Popular Literature, Authorship, and the Occult in Late Victorian Britain, shares his insights on writing about the occult in the 19th century.

Kevin J. Hayes, the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Edgar Allan Poe and Edgar Allan Poe in Context, offers some recommended reading for Halloween—and all year round.

Bernard Rosenthal, the editor of Records of the Salem-Witch Hunt, sheds light on America's most famous witch trials and the legacy of fascination that has become impossible to escape.

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