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Medical imagery and fragmentation : modernism, scientific discourse, and the Mexican/indigenous body, 1870-1940s

Author: Dora Alicia Ramírez
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines how industrialism led to the negation of racialized bodies, knowledges, and spaces. It analyzes the concept of the "individual" as a medical, economic, political, and theoretical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Ramírez, Dora Alicia.
Medical imagery and fragmentation.
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2017
(DLC) 2017032377
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dora Alicia Ramírez
ISBN: 9780739198285 0739198289
OCLC Number: 979567423
Description: v, 105 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: On the edges of fragmentation --
Entrance into the soul: the benevolent doctor as a colonizing agent in Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton's Who would have thought it? --
The most dangerous girl in Mexico: medical rhetoric as social order in late 19th century Mexico and the United States --
A gift from God: religion and science in María Cristina Mena's short fiction --
Costumbrismo in a shadowed world: anxiety in Josefina Niggli's Step down, elder brother.
Responsibility: Dora Alicia Ramírez.

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Dora Ramirez examines the writings of Amparo Ruiz de Burton, Teresa Urrea, Maria Cristina Mena, and Josefina Niggli through the critical lens of contemporary medical environmental theories of the Read more...

 
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