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Shakespeare's Ghosts Live: From Shakespeare's Ghosts to Psychical Research (Paperback)
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Shakespeare's Ghosts Live: From Shakespeare's Ghosts to Psychical Research (Paperback)

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Paperback 366 Pages / Published: 23/01/2017
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Shakespeare has been one of the most-cited authors since his plays were performed, and yet little attention has been paid to his views on psychic phenomena. It took another 300 years of paranormal experiences before scholars at Cambridge University helped to found the Society for Psychical Research, which brought scientific scrutiny to the area, and the UK is now a world leader in university research on this topic. This book throws new light on many historical case reports from Shakespeare's time onwards. It identifies the core experiences that transcend time and give clues to an understanding of psychic phenomena. The book highlights Shakespeare's insights, showing how these relate to, and even amplify, the conclusions of later and on-going research. In our time of disconnectedness from nature, the book discusses neglected human experiences which represent an important part of life and which do, in fact, occur to most of us. In doing so, the book raises awareness against the emptiness of a zombie-like existence in today's society and offers a new approach to life and death, and their deeper meaning.

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 9781443889216
Number of pages: 366
Dimensions: 212 x 148 mm
Edition: 2nd Unabridged edition

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