Spellbound: Studies on Mesmerism and Literature. Maria M. Tatar.

Spellbound: Studies on Mesmerism and Literature

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. As new (but with some foxing to the top edge of the text block) in bright, crisp dust jacket. Hardcover. xvi+ 293 pp. with index. Illustrations. A fresh approach to the study of mesmerism. Most critical studies of the subject originate in the history of science or medicine, the author here traces its impact on literature. The book begins with a portrait of Mesmer and places his views in the context of of 18th century thought, then explors the significance of his ideas and their influence on 19th century Greman, French, and American writers. As New / as new. Item #E25368
ISBN: 9780691063775

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