A Scientific Guide to Seeing Fairies. A fragment.

A fascinating blog essay by Franziska Kohlt on Lewis Carroll, Victorian science, and the perception of fairies.

Franziska Kohlt is a DPhil Candidate at Brasenose College at the University of Oxford, and a graduate tutor in English literature at St Anne’s College. She is working on a thesis exploring visions experienced in alternative states of consciousness in nineteenth century science and their portrayal in fantastic literature, specifically in the works of Lewis Carroll, George MacDonald, Charles Kingsley and H.G. Wells

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