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The Ashgate research companion to paranormal cultures, edited by Olu Jenzen and Sally R. Munt

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The Ashgate research companion to paranormal cultures
Title
The Ashgate research companion to paranormal cultures
Statement of responsibility
edited by Olu Jenzen and Sally R. Munt
Title variation
Research companion to paranormal cultures
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Ashgate Research Companion to Paranormal Cultures constitutes an essential resource for those interested in the academic study of cultural engagements with paranormality; it will appeal to scholars of cultural and media studies, popular culture, sociology, cultural geography, literature, film and music
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Also available in print version
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CaBNVSL
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jenzen, Olu
  • Munt, Sally
  • Credo Reference (Firm)
Series statement
Ashgate research companion
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  • Parapsychology
  • Parapsychology
  • Social change
Label
The Ashgate research companion to paranormal cultures, edited by Olu Jenzen and Sally R. Munt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • List of figures -- List of tables -- Notes on contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction / Sally R. Munt -- Part I. Paranormal epistemologies: Preface; 1. Haunted Culture: The Persistence of Belief in the Paranormal / Christopher Partridge; 2. The Ghost in the Machine: Spirit and Technology / John Harvey; 3. Paranormal Cultural Practices / Annette Hill; 4. Extraordinary Experiences with UFOs / David Clarke; 5. Ghosts in the Body: Infections, Genes, and the Re-enchantment of Biology / Robert Peckham; 6. Sceptic Culture: Traditions of Disbelief in New Mexico / William J. Dewan; 7. 'Paranormal Science' from America to Italy: A Case of Cultural Homogenisation / Andrea Molle and Christopher D. Bader; 8. Making Sense of the Paranormal: A Platonic Context for Research Methods / Angela Voss; 9. Everyday Ghosts: A Matter of Believing in Belonging / Abby Day; 10. 'A Giant Bedsheet with the Holes Cut Out': Expectations and Discussions of the Appearance of Ghost / Paul Cowdell; 11. Interpreting Death and the Afterlife in US Paranormal Reality Television Programmes and Online Fan Groups / Diane Dobry -- Part II. The paranormal and social change: Preface; 12. Wilhelm Reich and the Etheric Warriors / Sarah Jane Sloane; 13. Other Senses: The Politics of Mediumship / Esther Peeren; 14. 'There's Something in My House': Television and the Politics of the Paranormal / Heather Nunn and Anita Biressi; 15. Social Realism and the Paranormal in Scandinavian Fiction / Olu Jenzen; 16. Immersed in Illusion, Haunted by History: Marisa Carnesky's Ghost Train / Josephine Machon; 17. Ireland the Anomalous State: Paranormal Cultures and the Irish Literary and Political Revival / Wendy E. Cousins; 18. Mexico's La Ilustracón Espírita: Towards a Transatlantic Understanding of a Spiritualist Archive / María del Pilar Blanco; 19. Visions of the Paranormal: Representations of Psychic Women and Ghosts in Television and Film / Karin Beeler --
  • Part III. Paranormal phenomenologies: Preface; 20. The Gizmo and the Glitch: Telepathy, Ocular Philosophy, and other Extensions of Sensation / Kristen Gallerneaux Brooks; 21. Paranormal Art History: Psychometry and the Afterlife of Objects, a Canadian Case Study / Jennifer Fisher; 22. Music and the Paranormal / Melvyn J. Willin; 23. Conjuring the Spirits: Suggestion, Magic, and the Cognitive Approach to Performance Creation / Jon Armstrong; 24. Trance, Transfiguration and Trust: Spiritualism in Western Australia / Janet Baldwin; 25. A Phenomenology of the Ghosthunting Scene in the USA and in Germany / Gerhard Mayer; 26. The GHost Project: Manifesting Ghosts through Visual Art and Creative Research / Sarah Sparkes; 27. The Monsters of Hackney and Walthamstow Marshes: The Haunting of East London's Lower Lea Valley by Prehistoric Ghosts / Gareth E. Rees; 28. A Short Bestiary of Creatures from the Web / Line Henriksen -- Bibliography
Control code
9781785394324
Dimensions
digital files
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unknown
Edition
Enhanced Credo edition
Extent
1 online resource (43 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781785394324
Media category
electronic
Media MARC source
isbdmedia
Other physical details
52 images
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)thg00930833
  • (Credo)ashgatepc2014
  • (OCoLC)915350343
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Ashgate research companion to paranormal cultures, edited by Olu Jenzen and Sally R. Munt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • List of figures -- List of tables -- Notes on contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction / Sally R. Munt -- Part I. Paranormal epistemologies: Preface; 1. Haunted Culture: The Persistence of Belief in the Paranormal / Christopher Partridge; 2. The Ghost in the Machine: Spirit and Technology / John Harvey; 3. Paranormal Cultural Practices / Annette Hill; 4. Extraordinary Experiences with UFOs / David Clarke; 5. Ghosts in the Body: Infections, Genes, and the Re-enchantment of Biology / Robert Peckham; 6. Sceptic Culture: Traditions of Disbelief in New Mexico / William J. Dewan; 7. 'Paranormal Science' from America to Italy: A Case of Cultural Homogenisation / Andrea Molle and Christopher D. Bader; 8. Making Sense of the Paranormal: A Platonic Context for Research Methods / Angela Voss; 9. Everyday Ghosts: A Matter of Believing in Belonging / Abby Day; 10. 'A Giant Bedsheet with the Holes Cut Out': Expectations and Discussions of the Appearance of Ghost / Paul Cowdell; 11. Interpreting Death and the Afterlife in US Paranormal Reality Television Programmes and Online Fan Groups / Diane Dobry -- Part II. The paranormal and social change: Preface; 12. Wilhelm Reich and the Etheric Warriors / Sarah Jane Sloane; 13. Other Senses: The Politics of Mediumship / Esther Peeren; 14. 'There's Something in My House': Television and the Politics of the Paranormal / Heather Nunn and Anita Biressi; 15. Social Realism and the Paranormal in Scandinavian Fiction / Olu Jenzen; 16. Immersed in Illusion, Haunted by History: Marisa Carnesky's Ghost Train / Josephine Machon; 17. Ireland the Anomalous State: Paranormal Cultures and the Irish Literary and Political Revival / Wendy E. Cousins; 18. Mexico's La Ilustracón Espírita: Towards a Transatlantic Understanding of a Spiritualist Archive / María del Pilar Blanco; 19. Visions of the Paranormal: Representations of Psychic Women and Ghosts in Television and Film / Karin Beeler --
  • Part III. Paranormal phenomenologies: Preface; 20. The Gizmo and the Glitch: Telepathy, Ocular Philosophy, and other Extensions of Sensation / Kristen Gallerneaux Brooks; 21. Paranormal Art History: Psychometry and the Afterlife of Objects, a Canadian Case Study / Jennifer Fisher; 22. Music and the Paranormal / Melvyn J. Willin; 23. Conjuring the Spirits: Suggestion, Magic, and the Cognitive Approach to Performance Creation / Jon Armstrong; 24. Trance, Transfiguration and Trust: Spiritualism in Western Australia / Janet Baldwin; 25. A Phenomenology of the Ghosthunting Scene in the USA and in Germany / Gerhard Mayer; 26. The GHost Project: Manifesting Ghosts through Visual Art and Creative Research / Sarah Sparkes; 27. The Monsters of Hackney and Walthamstow Marshes: The Haunting of East London's Lower Lea Valley by Prehistoric Ghosts / Gareth E. Rees; 28. A Short Bestiary of Creatures from the Web / Line Henriksen -- Bibliography
Control code
9781785394324
Dimensions
digital files
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Enhanced Credo edition
Extent
1 online resource (43 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781785394324
Media category
electronic
Media MARC source
isbdmedia
Other physical details
52 images
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)thg00930833
  • (Credo)ashgatepc2014
  • (OCoLC)915350343
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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