Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2015

256 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719074837

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That devil's trick

Hypnotism and the Victorian popular imagination

First Edition

William Hughes

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The most substantial study of how nineteenth-century British readers viewed and understood mesmerism and hypnotism
  • An important aid, and essential resource, in the study of key texts such as Edwin Drood and Dracula
  • Contains a vast body of material, drawn especially from the popular press, which has never been used in criticism or in cultural and medical history before
  • Now available in paperback

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