Eric G. Wilson, 2003–2004 | National Humanities Center

Eric G. Wilson (NHC Fellow, 2003–04)

Project Title

The Occult Current: A Romantic Poetics of Electricity

Wake Forest University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2003–04

Eric G. Wilson drafted a complete manuscript of his book on Esoteric Theology and Modern Cinema, and wrote one chapter each for Coleridge's Melancholia: An Anatomy of Limbo (University Press of Florida, forthcoming Fall 2004), Romantic Sleepwalkers: On Matter and Spirit in the Age of Animal Magnetism (under contract with Palgrave MacMillan), and The Melancholy Android: A Psychological History of Sacred Machines.