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Author Galvan, Jill Nicole, 1971-

Title The sympathetic medium : feminine channeling, the occult, and communication technologies, 1859-1919 / Jill Galvan
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 216 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: Tuning in to the female medium -- Sympathy and the spiriting of information In the cage -- Securing the line : automatism and cross-cultural encounters in late Victorian Gothic fiction -- Du Maurier's media : the phonographic unconscious on the cusp of the future -- Telltale typing, hysterical channeling : the medium as detective device -- Literary transmission and male mediation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Channeling (Spiritualism) -- History -- 19th century.
Communication in literature.
Communication -- Technological innovations -- History -- 19th century.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Mediums in literature.
Spiritualism in literature.
Women mediums -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009028973
ISBN 0801458625 (electronic bk.)
9780801458620 (electronic bk.)