Thurschwell examines the intersection of literary culture, the occult and new technology at the fin-de-siècle. She argues that as new technologies, such as the telegraph and the telephone, began suffusing the public imagination from the mid-nineteenth century on, they seemed to support the... read more
1. Severing the wire: the Society for Psychical Research's experiments in intimacy
2. New forms of outrage: hypnotic aesthetes and the 1890s
3. 'That Imperial stomach is no seat for ladies': James's wars, James's ghosts
4. Henry James and Theodora Bosanquet: on the typewriter, In the Cage, at the Ouija Board
5. Psychoanalysis's dangerous proximities: telepathy, psychosis and the real event
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