Tag Archives: John Forrester

Automatic Writing in France 1857-1930

A review of Scripting the Mind: Automatic Writing in France, 1857-1930, by Alexandra Katerina Bacopoulos-Viau. This excellent dissertation by Alexandra Bacopoulos-Viau explores automatic writing in…

Constructivism & Mass-Observation in Britain

A review of Scientific Moderns, by Boris Jardine. Boris Jardine’s dissertation, Scientific Moderns, is a rich and detailed analysis of two intellectual movements in interwar…

The Origins of Autism Research

A review of Mental Defectives, Childhood Psychotics and the Origins of Autism Research at the Maudsley Hospital, 1913-1983, by Bonnie Evans. Bonnie Evans’ excellent dissertation…

Sex, Eugenics, Aesthetics, Utopia

A review of Sex, Eugenics, Aesthetics, Utopia in the Life and Work of Zhang Jingsheng (1888-1970), by LEON ANTONIO ROCHA.  In 1927, a popular science author wrote…