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This collection brings together essays by scholars from literature, history of art and history of science which explore the diversity of Victorian fascination with the supernatural: ghosts and fairies, table-rappings and telepathic encounters, occult religions and the idea of reincarnation, visions of the other world and a reality beyond the everyday. These essays demonstrate that the supernatural was not simply a reaction to the "post-Darwinian loss of faith," but was embedded in virtually every aspect of Victorian culture.
Title: The Victorian Supernatural (Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture)
Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2004-02-05 00:00:00.000
ISBN Number: 0521810159
ISBN Number 13: 9780521810159
Book Condition: Used - Good
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