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By Ryan A. Davis,Alicia Cerezo Paredes,Marta Ferrer Gómez,Jerry Hoeg,Travis Landry,Kevin Larsen,Juan Carlos Martín,Collin McKinney,Dale J. Pratt,Elizabeth Smith Rousselle

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The fraught stress among technological know-how and faith has loomed huge in scholarship in regards to the 19th century in Spain, specifically given the prominence of the Catholic Church and the discoveries made by means of Wallace and Darwin. The fight for epistemological superiority among those discourses (science and faith) has served to overshadow definite corners of the cultural panorama that, notwithstanding favourite websites of highbrow exploration of their day, have acquired relatively much less scholarly recognition till lately. Fringe Discourses brings jointly a gaggle of essays that seeks to revive a feeling of the epistemological richness of nineteenth-century Spain. by means of exploring the connection among epistemology, modernity, and subjectivity, those essays get well major efforts through Spanish authors and intellectuals to give an explanation for human nature and their global, which altering so substantially prior to their eyes. In doing so the essays additionally display simply how elastic the connection used to be among technology and pseudoscience, genius and quackery. delivering a veritable Wunderkammer, the authors accumulated the following teach their points of interest either on curious fields of analysis (from pogonolgy, the technology of beards, to Spiritualism) and curiouser humans (from a central authority secret agent on undercover task in Morocco dressed as a Moorish prince to a hypnotic huckster who dupes the queen regent). With different authors concentrating on technological know-how fiction dystopias, mystical trips, and anatomical symbology, Fringe Discourses finds the Spanish 19th century for the highbrow Wild West it was.

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