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Title Spirits unseen [electronic resource] : the representation of subtle bodies in early modern European culture / edited by Christine Gottler and Wolfgang Neuber.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.


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Description xxvii, 365 p. : ill.
Series Intersections, 1568-1181 ; v. 9
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Vapours and veils : the edge of the unseen / Christine Gottler -- Poltergeist the prequel : aspects of other worldly disturbances in early modern times / Wolfgang Neuber -- Fire, smoke and vapour, Jan Brueghel's "poetic hell' : ghespoock in early modern European art / Christine Gottler -- Moveable feasts of reason : description, intelligence, and the excitation of sight / Bret Rothstein -- Images in the air : optical games, magic, and imagination / Sven Dupre -- Material gazes and flying images in Marsilio Ficino and Michelangelo / Berthold Hub -- Spirits of love: Castiglione and Neo-Platonic discourses of vision / Wietse de Boer -- Painting's enchanting poison : artistic eficacy and the transfer of spirits / Thijs Weststeijn -- "Singe the enchantment for sleepe" : music and bewitched sleep in early modern English drama / Sarah F. Williams -- Bilder des Unsichtbaren : Robert Fludd's Konzeption des Weltgeistes / Wilhelm Schmidt-Biggemann -- Sympathy in Eden : on paradise with the fall of man by Rubens and Brueghel / Paul J. Smith -- Dizzying visions : St. Teresa of Jesus and the embodied visual image / Rose Marie San Juan -- Spirit as intermediary in post-Cartesian natural philosophy / Justin E.H. Smith -- The motions of laughter : allegory and physiology in Walter Charleton's Natural history of the passions (1674) / Dawn Morgan -- Ghosts in the machine : the apparition of Mrs. Veal, Rowe's friendship in death, and the early eighteenth-century invisible world / Jennifer Frangos -- Die Geburt des Kunstwerks durch den Geist der Proportion : Franz Xavier Messerschmidt und seine Charakterkopfe / Axel Christoph Gampp.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Spirits -- History.
Europe -- Civilization.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Göttler, Christine.
Neuber, Wolfgang.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004163966 (hardback : alk. paper)

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