Supernatural entertainments : Victorian spiritualism and the rise of modern media culture /

"Explores the proliferation of spiritualist séances in mid-nineteenth-century Europe and the United States, and the connection to the contemporary evolution of the media entertainment industry"--Provided by publisher.

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Main Author: Natale, Simone, 1981- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2016]
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Summary:"Explores the proliferation of spiritualist séances in mid-nineteenth-century Europe and the United States, and the connection to the contemporary evolution of the media entertainment industry"--Provided by publisher.
Physical Description:xi, 235 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 200-230) and index.
ISBN:9780271071046 (cloth : alk. paper)
0271071044 (cloth : alk. paper)