Haunted Visions

Examining the work of well-known American artists such as James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Frederic Remington, and Mary Cassatt, Charles Colbert demonstrates that Spiritualism played a critical role in the reception of art and the development of modern ways of seeing it.

Haunted Visions
Spiritualism and American Art

Charles Colbert

2011 | 336 pages | Cloth $49.95
American History | Fine Arts
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Introduction: The History and Teachings of Spiritualism
Chapter 1. Who Speaks for the Dead?
Chapter 2. Reenchanting America
Chapter 3. Revelations by Daylight
Chapter 4. Ghostly Gloamings
Chapter 5. Land of Promise
Chapter 6. Romantic Conjurations
Chapter 7. The Critic as Psychic
Chapter 8. Lessons in Clairvoyance
Postscript

Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments