The Public Domain Review: Selected Essays, Vol. V

Overview

Paperback / 216mm x 140mm / 208 pages
70lb paper / full colour / 14 essays / 101 illustrations


Witches, walruses, doomsdays, death masks, utopias, enormous hair, unlikely Aztecs, telepathic dreams, a dictionary of demons, and the art of hiding in taxidermied cows.

Fourteen of our best essays from 2017 — full colour with more than 100 illustrations, all printed on sumptuous 70lb paper.

“An Aladdin’s cave of curiosities” — The Guardian

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Witches, walruses, doomsdays, death masks, utopias, enormous hair, unlikely Aztecs, telepathic dreams, a dictionary of demons, and the art of hiding in taxidermied cows.

Full colour with more than 100 illustrations, all printed on sumptuous 70lb paper.

Adam Green
Introduction

Natalie Lawrence
Decoding the Morse: The History of 16th-Century Narcoleptic Walruses

Jon Crabb
Woodcuts and Witches

Jason Pearl
Defoe and the Distance to Utopia

Dominic Janes
A Queer Taste for Macaroni

Kevin Duong
Flash Mob: Revolution, Lightning, and the People’s Will

Sujaan Mukherjee
W. B. O’Shaughnessy and the Introduction of Cannabis to Modern Western Medicine

Rhys Griffiths
Brief Encounters with Jean-Frédéric Maximilien de Waldeck

Ed Simon
Defining the Demonic

Alicia Puglionesi
Lofty Only in Sound: Crossed Wires and Community in 19th-Century Dreams

D. Graham Burnett
Out From Behind This Mask

Carl Abbott
Master of Disaster, Ignatius Donnelly

Bernd Brunner
Human Forms in Nature: Ernst Haeckel’s Trip to South Asia and Its Aftermath

Eva Moreda Rodríguez
Inventing the Recording

John Bevis
Stuffed Ox, Dummy Tree, Artificial Rock: Deception in the Work of Richard and Cherry Kearton

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