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PHANTASMS OF THE LIVING, VOLUME ONE Edmund Gurney

PHANTASMS OF THE LIVING, VOLUME ONE

Edmund Gurney

Published October 21st 2015
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852 pages
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PHANTASMS OF THE LIVING, VOLUME ONE, is the first of two volumes of this extraordinary late victorian work by Edmund Gurney and Frederic W. H. Myers leading members of the Society for Psychical Research. It contains over 700 case studies (almost halfMorePHANTASMS OF THE LIVING, VOLUME ONE, is the first of two volumes of this extraordinary late victorian work by Edmund Gurney and Frederic W. H. Myers leading members of the Society for Psychical Research. It contains over 700 case studies (almost half in this first volume) of sensory phantasms and hypnotic experiments. It was one of the first attempts to deal scientifically with the hypothesis of psychic thought-transference and to catalogue and provide a body of evidence in its support, and provides detailed insights into the Victorian fascination with the occult and the supernatural.