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Trance Mediums and New MediaSpirit Possession in the Age of Technical Reproduction$
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Heike Behrend, Anja Dreschke, and Martin Zillinger

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780823253807

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823253807.001.0001

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Trance Mediums and New Media: The Heritage of a European Term

Trance Mediums and New Media: The Heritage of a European Term

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Erhard Schüttpelz

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823253807.003.0003

In the era between 1784 and 1890, trance mediums and their mediumism formed a boundary object between religious and secular, scientific and magical, medical and aesthetic interests and group formations. The essay sketches a symmetrical historiography for this crucial trial of the modern concept of a ‘medium’, from Mesmer to McLuhan.

Keywords:   Erhard Schüttpelz, Mediumism, European history, Psychoanalysis, Spiritualism, Passivity

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