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Modern occult rhetoric

Joshua Gunn

Modern occult rhetoric

mass media and the drama of secrecy in the twentieth century

by Joshua Gunn

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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Occultism -- Social aspects,
  • Popular culture -- History -- 20th century,
  • Language and languages -- Miscellanea,
  • Mass media

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-328) and index

    StatementJoshua Gunn
    GenreMiscellanea
    SeriesRhetoric, culture, and social critique
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1439 .G86 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 340 p. :
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18190566M
    ISBN 100817314660
    LC Control Number2004029046

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