The Resource English malady : enabling and disabling fictions, edited by Glen Colburn

English malady : enabling and disabling fictions, edited by Glen Colburn

Label
English malady : enabling and disabling fictions
Title
English malady
Title remainder
enabling and disabling fictions
Statement of responsibility
edited by Glen Colburn
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The eleven essays collected in The English Malady: Enabling and Disabling Fictions adopt perspectives from a variety of disciplines-history, sociology, music, theater, and literary studies-in order to examine manifestations of and writing about hysteria in Europe during the long eighteenth century. The collection demonstrates not only that hysteria was an important cultural metaphor for the Enlightenment-a fact sometimes obscured by scholarly emphasis on the study of hysteria as a nineteenth .
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
820.93561
Index
index present
LC call number
PR448.M45
LC item number
E54 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
English malady : enabling and disabling fictions, edited by Glen Colburn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of contents; introduction; part i; mme de staël and the sociology of melancholy; english song, english malady; quacks, social climbers, social critics, and gentlemen physicians; "corruptible bodies"; "with the affection of a parent"; part ii; without swapping her skirt for breeches; a portrait of the artist as a dead man; fanny burney, the vapours, and feminine desire; medical women and hysterical doctors; the sex of spleen and the body of sensibility in early romantic lyric; notorious celebrity; contributors; index
Control code
ocn667049704
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 299 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847185648
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b33330347
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)667049704
  • pebcs1443814857

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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