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An introduction
Zena Kamash

deliberate act of violence, the reconstructionist qua preservationist knee-jerk response is immediately to claim: we will bring it back to life! As we will explore in more detail in Chapter 6 , this may also mean that we enter the twilight zone of zombies and Frankenstein’s monster: entities that should be dead continuing to live on when they should be allowed to seek rest. Reconstruction and rebuilding

in Heritage and healing in Syria and Iraq
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Audiences and objects
Samuel J.M.M. Alberti

Perspectives on Sight (London: Routledge, 1996); J. Crary, Techniques of the Observer: On Vision and Modernity in the Nineteenth Century (Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 1990); R. Hyde, Panoramania! The Art and Entertainment of the ‘All-Embracing’ View (London: Trefoil, 1988); B. Lightman, ‘The visual theology of Victorian popularizers of science: from reverent eye to chemical retina’, Isis, 91 (2000), 651–80; Lightman, Victorian Popularisers of Science (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007); I. R. Morus, Frankenstein’s Children: Electricity, Exhibition, and Experiment in

in Nature and culture
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Melanie Giles

this be not dissolution, it is something worse than natural decay. It is reason against humanity, thus to lift up the awful veil which would fain hide its weakness. (Wollstonecraft 1976 : 71) Her daughter, Mary Shelley, would go on to write Frankenstein : an early Gothic ghost story, written on the shores of Lake Geneva in the company of the Romantic era poets Byron and Shelley (her future husband). Mary Shelley was in wonderment of the kinds of modern science practised by Galvani and Volta, in their demonstrations of animal and metal-induced ‘electricity

in Bog bodies