He had promised her a message from the next world, and his death precipitated her into an anxious search. She travelled to California and read avidly in spiritualist books by Sir Oliver Lodge
, Annie Besant
Intertextuality and Influence
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
She devotes her last few chapters to her experiences with spiritualism. In a Foreword to Critics and Clergymen (which largely consists of a reprinted editorial from a recent number of the Harbinger of Light...
Annie S. Swan
contributed both poetry and articles to the The Scotsman and articles to Good Housekeeping. She published in the Atlantic Monthly during her First World War propaganda tour of the USA.
Swan, Annie S. “Editor’s Note”. The Letters of Annie S. Swan, edited by Mildred Robertson Nicoll, Hodder and Stoughton, 1945, p. v - vi.
Swan, Annie S. My Life. Ivor Nicholson and Watson, 1934.
English physicist Sir Oliver Lodge
(who was just then pioneering research on radio wavess) published his influential research on Spiritualist medium Eusapia Paladino
. This appeared in the Journal of the Society for Psychical Research.
Lodge, Sir Oliver. “Experience of Unusual Physical Phenomena Occuring in the Presence of an Entranced Person (Eusapia Paladino)”. Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, Vol.