Victorian Occultism and the Making of Modern Magic

Publisher : Springer

ISBN-13 : 0230294707

Page : 225 pages

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The late Victorian period witnessed the remarkable revival of magical practice and belief. Butler examines the individuals, institutions and literature associated with this revival and demonstrates how Victorian occultism provided an alternative to the tightening camps of science and religion in a social environment that nurtured magical beliefs.

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