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Fictions of affliction : physical disability in Victorian culture / Martha Stoddard Holmes.

  • Stoddard Holmes, Martha.
Date
[2004], ©2004
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2004], ©2004.

Physical description

xiv, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Bibliographic information

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

Contents

Melodramatic bodies -- Marital melodramas : disabled women and Victorian marriage plots -- "My old delightful sensation" : Wilkie Collins and the disabling of melodrama -- An object for compassion, an enemy to the state : imagining disabled boys and men -- Melodramas of the self : auto/biographies of Victorians with physical disabilities.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    NH.U.AA8
    Open shelves

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ISBN

  • 0472098411