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Author Mills, Bruce, 1958-

Title Poe, Fuller, and the mesmeric arts [electronic resource] : transition states in the American Renaissance / Bruce Mills.

Imprint Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 202 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Examines how the writings of Edgar Allan Poe and Margaret Fuller draw from representations of and theories concerning animal magnetism, somnambulism, or hypnosis rendered in newspapers, literary and medical journals, pamphlets, and books, and also includes discussion of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Lydia Maria Child, and Walt Whitman"--Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Knowledge -- Psychology.
Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850 -- Knowledge -- Psychology.
Mesmer, Franz Anton, 1734-1815 -- Influence.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Mesmerism in literature.
Mesmerism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Altered states of consciousness in literature.
Animal magnetism in literature.
Sleepwalking in literature.
Hypnotism in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0826216102 (alk. paper)

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