Poe, Fuller, and the mesmeric arts : transition states in the American Renaissance /

"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, Ly...

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Main Author: Mills, Bruce, 1958-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2006]
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-196) and index. 
650 0 |a American literature  |y 19th century  |x History and criticism. 
650 0 |a Mesmerism in literature. 
650 0 |a Mesmerism  |z United States  |x History  |y 19th century. 
650 0 |a Altered states of consciousness in literature. 
650 0 |a Animal magnetism in literature. 
650 0 |a Sleepwalking in literature. 
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600 1 0 |a Poe, Edgar Allan,  |d 1809-1849  |x Knowledge  |x Psychology. 
600 1 0 |a Fuller, Margaret,  |d 1810-1850  |x Knowledge  |x Psychology. 
600 1 0 |a Mesmer, Franz Anton,  |d 1734-1815  |x Influence. 
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