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

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
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With contributions from the UK and other European countries, the USA, Australia and Canada, The Ashgate Research Companion to Paranormal Cultures attends to the paranormal as a position from which to critique dominant forms of knowledge production and spirituality. A rich exploration of everyday life practices, textual engagements and discourses relating to the paranormal, as well as the mediation, technology and art of paranormal activity, this book explores themes such as subcultures and mainstreaming, epistemological, methodological, and phenomenological questions, and the role of the paran
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Dewey number
130
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Jenzen, Olu,
  • Munt, Sally,
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
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction / Sally R. Munt -- Part I. Paranormal epistemologies. 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. 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. 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
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9781317042198
Lccn
2013009599
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Taylor & Francis
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
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(OCoLC)861692705
Label
The Ashgate research companion to paranormal cultures, [edited] by Olu Jenzen and Sally R. Munt
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction / Sally R. Munt -- Part I. Paranormal epistemologies. 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. 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. 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
Control code
ocn861692705
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317042198
Lccn
2013009599
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861692705

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