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On flinching : theatricality and scientific looking from Darwin to Shell-shock

Author: Tiffany Watt Smith
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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On Flinching explores the cultural history of flinches, winces, cringes and starts in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Taking the flinches of scientific observers as its starting  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Henry Head, Sir; Charles Darwin; Henry Head, Sir; Charles Darwin; David Ferrier; Henry Head; Arthur F Hurst
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tiffany Watt Smith
ISBN: 0198700938 9780198700937
OCLC Number: 883920864
Description: XII, 245 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction: Playing at Looking, Playing at Being Seen ; 1. Darwin's Flinch ; 2. Monkey F Startled ; 3. Henry Head's Wince ; 4. A Convalescent Recoils ; Afterword: A Report to the Academy ; Appendix (Ferrier's Notebook F) ; Bibliography
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In its careful, wide-ranging, imaginative argument, On Flinching makes a powerful contribution to our understanding of science and theatre during the age of Darwin and melodrama, Ferrier and Zola. * Read more...

 
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