The Public Domain Review: Selected Essays, Vol. II

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Paperback / 216mm x 140mm / 195 pages
70lb paper / full colour / 15 essays / 99 illustrations

From synesthetic auras and skeletal tableaux to brainwashing machines and truth-revealing diseases; from laughing gas and cocaine-fuelled poems to Byronic vampires and petty pirates — together these fifteen essays chart a wonderfully curious course through the last five hundred years of history.

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From synesthetic auras and skeletal tableaux to brainwashing machines and truth-revealing diseases; from laughing gas and cocaine-fuelled poems to Byronic vampires and petty pirates — together these fifteen essays chart a wonderfully curious course through the last five hundred years of history.

Adam Green
Introduction

Joseph Nigg
Olaus Magnus’ Sea Serpent 

Charles McNamara
In the Image of God: John Comenius and the First Children’s Picture Book 

Luuc Kooijmans
Frederik Ruysch: The Artist of Death 

Bert van de Roemer
Redressing the Balance: Levinus Vincent’s Wonder Theatre of Nature 

Simon Werrett
Picturing Pyrotechnics 

Ben Merriman
Piracy at the Old Bailey 

Raphael Calel
The Founding Fathers v. The Climate Change Skeptics 

Mike Jay
Illustrations of Madness: James Tilly Matthews and the Air Loom 

Mike Jay
“O, Excellent Air Bag”: Humphry Davy and Nitrous Oxide 

Andrew McConnell Stott
The Poet, the Physician, and the Birth of the Modern Vampire 

Stassa Edwards
The Naturalist and the Neurologist: On Charles Darwin and James Crichton-Browne 

Abigail Walthausen
Moonblight and Six Feet of Romance: Dan Carter Beard’s Foray into Fiction 

Benjamin Breen
Victorian Occultism and the Art of Synesthesia 

Richard Millington
Wild Heart Turning White: Georg Trakl and Cocaine 

Ed Simon
Ghostwriter and Ghost: Thee Strange Case of Pearl Curran and Patience Worth 

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