By Tatiana Kontou
Increasingly, modern scholarship unearths the robust connection among Victorian girls and the realm of the nineteenth-century supernatural. girls have been intrinsically absolute to the occult and the esoteric from mediums who materialised spirits to the epiphanic studies of the hot lady, from theosophy to telepathy. This quantity addresses some of the ways that Victorian ladies expressed themselves and have been built through the occult via a wide diversity of texts. by way of analyzing the jobs of girls as automated writing mediums, spiritualists, authors, editors, theosophists, socialists and the way they interpreted the occult of their existence and paintings, the participants during this version go back to sensation novels, ghost tales, autobiographies, séances and stylish magazines to entry the obvious and invisible worlds of Victorian lifestyles. the range of texts analysed by way of the authors during this assortment demonstrates the numerous interpretations of the occult in nineteenth-century tradition and the ways in which ladies used supernatural imagery and language to attract awareness to matters that bore fast implications on their lonesome lives. both by way of catering for the fashion of ghost tales or by way of giving public trance speeches ladies harnessed the metaphorical and fiscal forces of the supernatural. because the articles during this publication show the occult used to be in the end a feminine affair. This publication used to be released as a different factor of Women's Writing.
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Women and the Victorian Occult by Tatiana Kontou