Shadows of the invisible world

Mesmer, Swedenborg and the spiritualist sciences

Joan Kirkby

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Frankenstein's experiments in the context of the spiritual sciences of Mesmer and Swedenborg, Kant's Dreams of a Spirit Seer and Schopenhauer's Essay on Spirit Seeing, and the Shelley's interest in the spirit world.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrankenstein's science
Subtitle of host publicationexperimentation and discovery in Romantic culture, 1780-1830
EditorsChrista Knellwolf, Jane Goodall
Place of PublicationAldershot, England ; Burlington, VT
ISBN (Print)9780754654476
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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