This episode of the Folklore Podcast features an exclusive talk from Dr David Waldron, a lecturer and folklore researcher from Federation University, Australia. David examines the phonemonon of hoaxing and guising as a ghost in the Victorian Era, from well known characters such as Springheeled Jack to more obscure examples from both the UK and Australia. Why did people do this and how have the stories entered into our folklore?
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