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The Resource Invisible hosts : performing the nineteenth-century spirit medium's autobiography, Elizabeth Schleber Lowry

Invisible hosts : performing the nineteenth-century spirit medium's autobiography, Elizabeth Schleber Lowry

Label
Invisible hosts : performing the nineteenth-century spirit medium's autobiography
Title
Invisible hosts
Title remainder
performing the nineteenth-century spirit medium's autobiography
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Schleber Lowry
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
autobiography
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1972-
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Lowry, Elizabeth Schleber
Dewey number
133.9082/0973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Women and spiritualism
  • Women mediums
  • Sex role
  • Autobiography
Label
Invisible hosts : performing the nineteenth-century spirit medium's autobiography, Elizabeth Schleber Lowry
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction; Modern American Spiritualism; Models of Womanhood; Four Mediums' Autobiographies; Approach; Chapter One Something in a Stranger's Experience: Evangelical and Spiritualist Women's Autobiography; American Spiritual Autobiography: Race and Gender; Women's Autobiography in the Nineteenth Century; Women Speaking in Public; The Afterlife; Structure, Style, and Spiritualism; Conclusion; Chapter Two Intoxicating Notoriety: Why Mediums Couldn't Quite Be ""True"" Women; Fraudulence and Purity; Institutional Authority and Piety; Conclusion
  • Chapter Three The Great Master Medium: Spiritualism, Casuistry, and Christian DiscourseContext: Christianity Meets Spiritualism; Resistance and Casuistry; Demoralization; Remoralizing; New, True, and Practical; Conclusion; Chapter Four Home Sweet Home: Constructions of Domesticity, Embodiment, and the Public Sphere; Context: Reconceptualizing Public and Private; Poisoned Bouquets and Imperiled Virtue; Model Homes: The Performance of Domesticity; Haunted Houses; The Hall Lampstand; Death Foretold; The Mother Country; Mothering; Conclusion
  • Chapter Five Pure Intentions and Filthy Lucre: Relationality and the Rhetorical Implications of Endorsement and PatronageContext: Rubes and Dupes; Statements and Testimonials; The "Death-Blow" of 1888; Beyond the Death-Blow; Endorsements and Cultural Capital; Britten and "Respectable People"; Payment and Purity; Character Witnesses; Conclusion; Chapter Six Deep Trance: Corporeality, Dualism, and Submission; Context: "At Bottom One"; Mental and Physical Mediumship; Representing and Resisting Dualism: Maynard and Jones; "A Quiet Dreamy Feeling"; Jones and the Doctors
  • The Horrors of Feminine CorporealityBondage; Agency and Consciousness; Conclusion; Chapter Seven Indecorous Indecorum: Prophetic Women, Travel Writing, and the Politics of Virtue; Context: Genre and Travel Writing; From Panorama to Deep Focus: Britten and Jones as Travel Writers; Britten; Jones; An American Legacy of Violence; Incendiary Doctrines; "We Shall Conquer"; Exigency and Activism; Social Justice; Conclusion; Conclusion Autobiographical Ends; Breaching Boundaries and Performing Femininity; Difference and Defiance; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn988864670
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 157 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781438466019
Lccn
2017026636
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)988864670
Label
Invisible hosts : performing the nineteenth-century spirit medium's autobiography, Elizabeth Schleber Lowry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction; Modern American Spiritualism; Models of Womanhood; Four Mediums' Autobiographies; Approach; Chapter One Something in a Stranger's Experience: Evangelical and Spiritualist Women's Autobiography; American Spiritual Autobiography: Race and Gender; Women's Autobiography in the Nineteenth Century; Women Speaking in Public; The Afterlife; Structure, Style, and Spiritualism; Conclusion; Chapter Two Intoxicating Notoriety: Why Mediums Couldn't Quite Be ""True"" Women; Fraudulence and Purity; Institutional Authority and Piety; Conclusion
  • Chapter Three The Great Master Medium: Spiritualism, Casuistry, and Christian DiscourseContext: Christianity Meets Spiritualism; Resistance and Casuistry; Demoralization; Remoralizing; New, True, and Practical; Conclusion; Chapter Four Home Sweet Home: Constructions of Domesticity, Embodiment, and the Public Sphere; Context: Reconceptualizing Public and Private; Poisoned Bouquets and Imperiled Virtue; Model Homes: The Performance of Domesticity; Haunted Houses; The Hall Lampstand; Death Foretold; The Mother Country; Mothering; Conclusion
  • Chapter Five Pure Intentions and Filthy Lucre: Relationality and the Rhetorical Implications of Endorsement and PatronageContext: Rubes and Dupes; Statements and Testimonials; The "Death-Blow" of 1888; Beyond the Death-Blow; Endorsements and Cultural Capital; Britten and "Respectable People"; Payment and Purity; Character Witnesses; Conclusion; Chapter Six Deep Trance: Corporeality, Dualism, and Submission; Context: "At Bottom One"; Mental and Physical Mediumship; Representing and Resisting Dualism: Maynard and Jones; "A Quiet Dreamy Feeling"; Jones and the Doctors
  • The Horrors of Feminine CorporealityBondage; Agency and Consciousness; Conclusion; Chapter Seven Indecorous Indecorum: Prophetic Women, Travel Writing, and the Politics of Virtue; Context: Genre and Travel Writing; From Panorama to Deep Focus: Britten and Jones as Travel Writers; Britten; Jones; An American Legacy of Violence; Incendiary Doctrines; "We Shall Conquer"; Exigency and Activism; Social Justice; Conclusion; Conclusion Autobiographical Ends; Breaching Boundaries and Performing Femininity; Difference and Defiance; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn988864670
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 157 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781438466019
Lccn
2017026636
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)988864670

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