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Strange and Secret Peoples

Fairies and Victorian Consciousness

Strange and Secret Peoples( )
Author: Silver, Carole G.
ISBN:978-0-19-802846-8
Publisher:Ebsco Publishing
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Teeming with creatures, both real and imagined, this encyclopedic study in cultural history illuminates the hidden web of connections between the Victorian fascination with fairies and their lore and the dominant preoccupations of Victorian culture at large. Carole Silver here draws on sources ranging from the anthropological, folkloric, and occult to the legal, historical, and medical. She is the first to anatomize a world peopled by strange beings who have infiltrated both the...
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