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    Phantasmagoria: spirit visions, metaphors, and media into the twenty-first century

    Warner, Marina (2006) Phantasmagoria: spirit visions, metaphors, and media into the twenty-first century. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199239238.

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    A fascinating study of psychic phenomena and the power of the imagination, interweaving theology, metaphysics, art, literature, and film Ranges from the Enlightenment, through Victorian séances and the Society of Psychical Research, to modern science and science fictions Offers a context for thinking about the influence of the mass media on ideas about existence and reality Provides a background to the current crazes for Harry Potter, Tolkien, and Narnia Richly illustrated in colour and black and white with highly original material, featuring apparitions, illusions, and other strange and wondrous experiences


    Item Type: Book
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Creative Arts, Culture and Communication
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2018 13:04
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:44


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