By Tatiana Kontou
Increasingly, modern scholarship unearths the powerful connection among Victorian ladies and the realm of the nineteenth-century supernatural. girls have been intrinsically guaranteed to the occult and the esoteric from mediums who materialised spirits to the epiphanic studies of the recent lady, from theosophy to telepathy. This quantity addresses some of the ways that Victorian girls expressed themselves and have been developed by means of the occult via a large variety of texts. via studying the jobs of girls as automated writing mediums, spiritualists, authors, editors, theosophists, socialists and the way they interpreted the occult of their existence and paintings, the individuals during this version go back to sensation novels, ghost tales, autobiographies, séances and stylish magazines to entry the noticeable and invisible worlds of Victorian lifestyles. the diversity of texts analysed via the authors during this assortment demonstrates the various interpretations of the occult in nineteenth-century tradition and the ways in which girls used supernatural imagery and language to attract recognition to concerns that bore quick implications all alone lives. both via catering for the craze of ghost tales or via giving public trance speeches ladies harnessed the metaphorical and fiscal forces of the supernatural. because the articles during this ebook display the occult was once finally a feminine affair. This publication used to be released as a unique factor of Women's Writing.