As If

Pub Date : 2012-01-09 | Author : Michael T. Saler | Publisher : OUP USA

ISBN 10 : 9780195343168
ISBN 13 : 0195343166

A history of imaginary worlds from the late nineteenth century to the present, from Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes to the virtual worlds of computer games...

Modern Enchantments

Pub Date : 2009-06-30 | Author : Simon DURING | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674034396
ISBN 13 : 0674034392

Magic, Simon During suggests, has helped shape modern culture. Devoted to this deceptively simple proposition, During's superlative work, written over the course of a decade, gets ..

The Enchantment Of Modern Life

Pub Date : 2016-11-22 | Author : Jane Bennett | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400884537
ISBN 13 : 1400884535

It is a commonplace that the modern world cannot be experienced as enchanted--that the very concept of enchantment belongs to past ages of superstition. Jane Bennett challenges tha..

The Place Of Enchantment

Pub Date : 2007-03-01 | Author : Alex Owen | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 0226642046
ISBN 13 : 9780226642048

Alex Owen situates seemingly anachronistic practices such as exploratory sex magic, alchemy & astral travel, alongside revolutionary understandings of rationality in a demonstratio..

Allegory And Enchantment

Pub Date : 2017-01-26 | Author : Assistant Professor of English Jason Crawford | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780198788041
ISBN 13 : 0198788045

Allegory and Enchantment is about the genealogies of modernity, and about the lingering power of some of the cultural forms against which modernity defines itself: religion, magic,..

Pagan Enchantment

Pub Date : 2017-09-01 | Author : Carole Mortimer | Publisher : Harlequin

ISBN 10 : 9781488032752
ISBN 13 : 1488032750

Read this classic romance by USA Today bestselling author Carole Mortimer, now available for the first time in e-book! Swept away by the millionaire… Promising young actress, Mer..