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Fictions of affliction

physical disability in Victorian culture

by Martha Stoddard Holmes

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • People with disabilities in literature.,
    • People with disabilities -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Great Britain -- Civilization -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-221) and index.

      StatementMartha Stoddard Holmes.
      SeriesCorporealities
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR468.P35 S76 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 228 p. :
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3676006M
      ISBN 100472098411
      LC Control Number2003012932

      [Book under review] Holmes, Martha Stoddart. Fictions of Affliction: Physical Disability in Victorian Culture. Pbk rpt: Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, Pp. xiv + ; notes, bibliography. ISBN Cusick, Colleen. "Madame Neroni and Matrimonial Spiders: Spinning Courtship in Barsetshire Tower.".   Martha Stoddard Holmes's Fictions of Affliction investigates the cultural assumptions, values, and anxieties encoded in Madame Neroni's couch, Tiny Tim's crutch, Rochester's blindness, and other Victorian representations of disability. For Stoddard Holmes, the Victorian discourse of disability is bound up with the conventions of melodrama, and.

      READ THE BOOK: LIFE The interstate of life FAMILY The nurturing power of dysfunctional families LOVE Loving the wrong person CAREER The tragedy of commitment POLITICS The inner bigot PHILOSOPHY One step from oblivion RELIGION Skeptical mysticism DEATH Embracing your inner corpse ENLIGHTENMENT The agony of being connected to everything in the. Download PDF Affliction book full free. Affliction available for download and read online in other formats. Fictions of Affliction. Martha Stoddard Holmes — Social Science. Affliction inaugurates a novel way of understanding the trajectories of health and disease in the context of .

        California State University, San : Holmes, Martha Stoddard Publisher: University of Michigan Press Illustration: N Language: ENG Title: Fictions of . Lee "Fictions of Affliction Physical Disability in Victorian Culture" por Martha Stoddard Holmes disponible en Rakuten Kobo. "Highly recommended Holmes moves seamlessly from novelists like Charles Dickens to sociologists like Henry Ma Brand: University of Michigan Press.


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