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Title:
Victor Hugo's conversations with the spirit world : a literary genius's hidden life
Author:
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Revised and expanded second edition.
Publication Information:
Rochester, Vt. : Destiny Books, 2008.
Physical Description:
ix, 372 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary:
"First English translation of Victor Hugo's writings on his experiments in spiritualism"--Provided by publisher.
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Conversations with eternity. 1998.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: "Victor the grandiose" / by Martin Ebon -- Jersey Island : setting for a séance -- Léopoldine beckons -- Channeling the enemy -- When the spirits spoke Hungarian -- The shadow of the sepulcher -- Hannibal storms the tapping tables -- God's convict -- André Chénier loses his head but ends up keeping it -- William Shakespeare, channeled and translated -- Metempsychosis speaks -- Victor Hugo and the Zohar -- Martin Luther on doubt -- Other voices, other rooms -- The secret life of animals -- Roarings of ocean and comet -- The lady in white -- The lion of Androcles -- Astral voyage to the planet Mercury -- Planets of punishment and worlds of reward -- "You will awaken me in the year 2000 ..." -- The United States of Europe -- Victor Hugo, James Merrill, and William Blake : three visionaries, one vision -- Galileo explains the inexplicable -- Joshua brings down more walls -- Jesus Christ revises his thinking -- The Jersey spirits : reality and legacy.
ISBN:
9781594771828
Format :
Book