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Shock, memory and the unconscious in Victorian fiction / Jill L. Matus.

  • Matus, Jill L., 1952-
Date
2009
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Physical description

x, 247 pages ; 24 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 226-235) and index.

Contents

Introduction: the psyche in pain -- Historicizing trauma -- Dream and trance: Gaskell's North and south as a "condition-of-consciousness" novel -- Memory and aftermath: from Dicken's "The signalman" to The mystery of Edwin Drood -- Overwhelming emotion and psychic shock in George Eliot's The lifted veil and Daniel Deronda -- Dissociation and multiple selves: memory, Myers and Stevenson's "shilling shocker" -- Afterword on afterwards.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    PQK.AI.AA8
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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780521760249
  • 0521760240