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The Resource Transformations of the Supernatural : Problems of Representation in the Work of Daniel Defoe

Transformations of the Supernatural : Problems of Representation in the Work of Daniel Defoe

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Transformations of the Supernatural : Problems of Representation in the Work of Daniel Defoe
Title
Transformations of the Supernatural
Title remainder
Problems of Representation in the Work of Daniel Defoe
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Daniel Defoe's work displays a keen interest in stories of supernatural encounters. Once considering how one might prove supernatural occurrences and whether one can trust eyewitness accounts, Defoe demonstrates that more is at stake. Like his contemporaries, Defoe wonders about the range of scientific insight, and about the moral and epistemological ramifications of unchallenged trust and faith. His transformations of the supernatural probe the boundaries of knowledge and evidence and play with the limits of cognition, emphasizing the inseparability of mind and emotion
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EBLCP
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Schoenenberger, Petra
Dewey number
823.5
Index
no index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
PR3407
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Lettre
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  • Defoe, Daniel
  • Supernatural in literature
  • Defoe, Daniel
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Supernatural in literature
Label
Transformations of the Supernatural : Problems of Representation in the Work of Daniel Defoe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
4.3 Transformations of the Magical: The Case of Fear in A Journal of the Plague Year
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents ; 1. Introduction ; 1.1 Transforming Supernaturalism ; 1.2 Contextualising Daniel Defoe's Work on the Supernatural ; 1.3 Jane Wenham: A Case in Point ; 1.4 Defoe's Supernatural Tracts ; 1.5 How to Qualify the "Supernatural" ; 1.6 Seeking Certainty of Self
  • 1.7 Chapter Overview Part I: Daniel Defoe's Supernaturalism Revisited: Judgment and the Burden of Proof ; 2. Daniel Defoe's Supernatural Tracts and Contemporary Supernaturalism: Problems of Language and Evidence ; 2.1 Introduction ; 2.2 The Idea of Being Able to Study the Supernatural ; 2.3 Analysing the Supernatural
  • 2.4 Disengagement from Demonological Debates 2.5 The Question of Evidence ; 2.6 Defoe's Treatment of Evidence of the Supernatural ; 2.7 Defoe's Lines of Argumentation in his Supernatural Tracts ; 2.8 Summary ; Part II: Transformations of the Supernatural: The Power of the Imagination
  • 3. Defoe's Play with the "As If": Fiction, Delusion and Imagination 3.1 Introduction ; 3.2 Disruptive Imagination ; 3.3 Imagination and Uncertainty ; 3.4 "Deluded" Imagination ; 3.5 Error or Delusion? Discrediting Testimonies ; 3.6 Delusion as a Motif
  • 4. Describing Emotional Conflict and Continuity of Experience in Defoe's Narratives Journal of the Plague Year, Robinson Crusoe and Roxana 4.1 Introduction ; 4.2 Transformations of the Prophetic Voice: The Case of Robinson Crusoe
Control code
978668615
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (205 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783839437759
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.14361/9783839437759
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)978668615
Label
Transformations of the Supernatural : Problems of Representation in the Work of Daniel Defoe
Publication
Note
4.3 Transformations of the Magical: The Case of Fear in A Journal of the Plague Year
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents ; 1. Introduction ; 1.1 Transforming Supernaturalism ; 1.2 Contextualising Daniel Defoe's Work on the Supernatural ; 1.3 Jane Wenham: A Case in Point ; 1.4 Defoe's Supernatural Tracts ; 1.5 How to Qualify the "Supernatural" ; 1.6 Seeking Certainty of Self
  • 1.7 Chapter Overview Part I: Daniel Defoe's Supernaturalism Revisited: Judgment and the Burden of Proof ; 2. Daniel Defoe's Supernatural Tracts and Contemporary Supernaturalism: Problems of Language and Evidence ; 2.1 Introduction ; 2.2 The Idea of Being Able to Study the Supernatural ; 2.3 Analysing the Supernatural
  • 2.4 Disengagement from Demonological Debates 2.5 The Question of Evidence ; 2.6 Defoe's Treatment of Evidence of the Supernatural ; 2.7 Defoe's Lines of Argumentation in his Supernatural Tracts ; 2.8 Summary ; Part II: Transformations of the Supernatural: The Power of the Imagination
  • 3. Defoe's Play with the "As If": Fiction, Delusion and Imagination 3.1 Introduction ; 3.2 Disruptive Imagination ; 3.3 Imagination and Uncertainty ; 3.4 "Deluded" Imagination ; 3.5 Error or Delusion? Discrediting Testimonies ; 3.6 Delusion as a Motif
  • 4. Describing Emotional Conflict and Continuity of Experience in Defoe's Narratives Journal of the Plague Year, Robinson Crusoe and Roxana 4.1 Introduction ; 4.2 Transformations of the Prophetic Voice: The Case of Robinson Crusoe
Control code
978668615
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (205 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783839437759
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.14361/9783839437759
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)978668615

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