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The male body in medicine and literature

Author: Andrew Mangham; Daniel Lea
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2018.
Series: Liverpool English texts and studies, 72.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With the dawn of modern medicine there emerged a complex range of languages and methodologies for portraying the male body as prone to illness, injury and dysfunction. Using a variety of historical and literary approaches, this collection explores how medicine has interacted with key moments in literature and culture.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Mangham; Daniel Lea
ISBN: 9781786940520 1786940523
OCLC Number: 1008763026
Description: xii, 247 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. One Enquiry and Experimentation --
1. The Poetics of Anatomy: John Donne's Dissection of the Male Body / Jamie McKinstry --
2. The Black Male Body in Early African American Science Fiction: The Experimental Case of Sutton Griggs's Imperium in Imperio / Marlene D. Allen --
3. Miserrimus Dexter: Monstrous Forms of the Fin de Siecle / Katherine Angell --
4. 'Intellectual suicides': Tire Man of Letters in Middlemarch / Christine Crockett Sharp --
pt. Two Wounded and Psychopathologised Bodies --
5. The Male Wound in Fin de Siecle Poetry / Sarah Parker --
6. The Cacophony of Disaster: The Metaphorical Body of Sound in Don DeLillo's Falling Man / Inbar Kaminsky --
7. 'Human Nature is Remorseless': Masculinity, Medical Science and Nervous Conditions in Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway / Avishek Parui --
8. 'A man must make himself: Hypochondria in Maria Edgeworth's Ennui / Robin Runia --
pt. Three Fear, Confusion and Contagion 9. 'Sons of Belial': Contaminated/Contaminating Victorian Male Bodies / Lesley A. Hall --
10. Syphilis and Sociability: The Impolite Bodies of Two Gentlemen, James Boswell (1740 --
1795) and Sylas Neville (1741 --
1840) / Leigh Wetherall-Dickson --
11. ''Tis My Father's Fault': Tristram Shandy and Paternal Imagination / Jenifer Buckley --
12. Southern Gothic and the Queer Male Body / Thomas Lawrence Long.
Series Title: Liverpool English texts and studies, 72.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Mangham and Daniel Lea.

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