Alex Owen

Standard Name: Owen, Alex


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Cultural formation Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Biographers have tended to adopt Robert Browning's scornful skepticism of the spiritualist movement, but it was not a fringe phenomenon. EBB was, historian Alex Owen argues, characteristic of those attracted to spiritualism by its deeply...
Intertextuality and Influence Michèle Roberts
Apart from the helpfulness of those close to her, Roberts acknowledges here the scholarly work of Alex Owen and Elaine Showalter .
Roberts, Michèle. In the Red Kitchen. Methuen, 1990.
She felt, too, that the book was influenced by the place where...
Literary responses Anna Kingsford
More recently, literary scholar Alex Owen has said that The Perfect Wayparalleled the achievement of Blavatsky 's Esoteric Buddhism.
Owen, Alex. The Place of Enchantment: British Occultism and the Culture of the Modern. University of Chicago Press, 2004.


Spiritualism received a blow when rumours of Kate Fox 's drinking problems reached England.