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    W.T. Stead's occult economy

    Luckhurst, Roger (2004) W.T. Stead's occult economy. In: Henson, L. and Cantor, G. and Dawson, G. and Noakes, R. and Shuttlewort, S. (eds.) Cultural Science in the Nineteenth-Century Media. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 117-127. ISBN 9781138251731.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: Written by literary scholars, historians of science, and cultural historians, the twenty-two original essays in this collection explore the intriguing and multifaceted interrelationships between science and culture through the periodical press in nineteenth-century Britain. Ranging across the spectrum of periodical titles, the six sections comprise: 'Women, Children, and Gender', 'Religious Audiences', 'Naturalizing the Supernatural', 'Contesting New Technologies', 'Professionalization and Journalism', and 'Evolution, Psychology, and Culture'. The essays offer some of the first 'samplings and soundings' from the emergent and richly interdisciplinary field of scholarship on the relations between science and the nineteenth-century media.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Arts > English and Humanities
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2018 15:51
    Last Modified: 10 Jul 2018 15:51
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/23092

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