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Monstrous anatomies : literary and scientific imagination in Britain and Germany during the long nineteenth century

Author: Raul Calzoni; Greta Perletti
Publisher: Göttingen : V & R Unipress, [2015]
Series: Interfacing science, literature, and the humanities, v. 10.; V & R academic.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Geschichte 1800-1899
Additional Physical Format: (GyWOH)har160031310
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raul Calzoni; Greta Perletti
ISBN: 9783847104698 3847104691 3847004697 9783847004691
OCLC Number: 944431724
Description: 316 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The body of the monster between science and literature : an introduction --
Deformity and monstrosity : Jean Paul between embryogenesis and the concept of life / Elisa Leonzio --
LIminal figurations of the vampire in the German Enlightenment, Sturm und Drang and Romanticism / Raul Calzoni --
A "mosaic work" : the poison mixer's body between monstrosity and deception / Lorella Bosco --
Angels and monsters : on Stifter's Turmalin / Micaela Latini --
Creating life artificially : Robert Hamerling's Homunculus / Anna Cappellotto --
The monstrous gaze : exotic/subaltern/female. Omai in eighteenth-century Fin de Siecle London / Francesca Di Blasio --
Has man "paid too dear a price for his empire"? : Monsters in Romantic-era literature / Sharon Ruston --
Displaying the anomalous body : Wilkie Collins's Freak show / Flora de Giovanni --
Dead pro tem : suspended animation and the monstrosity of death-counterfeits / Alessandra Violi --
Nineteenth-century London as monstrous body / Laura Di Michele --
"The thing". Unidentified monstrous objects in Victorian fiction / Maria Teresa Chialant --
The dis-appearance of the body in an age of science : H.G. Wells's Invisible man / Francesca Guidotti --
Unthinkable hybrids : the somatic unconscious of the transplanted body / Sara Damiani --
Taming gender : how hermaphroditism became pseudo and gender fled the body / Daniela Crocetti --
The survival of ancient monsters : Freud and Baubo / Michele Cometa.
Series Title: Interfacing science, literature, and the humanities, v. 10.; V & R academic.
Responsibility: Raul Calzoni / Greta Perletti (eds.).
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