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Human remains : medicine, death, and desire in nineteenth-century Paris / Jonathan Strauss.
- Strauss, Jonathan.
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New York : Fordham University Press, 2012.
xiv, 394 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Medicine and authority -- The medical uses of nonsense -- A hostile environment -- Death comes alive -- Pleasure in revolt -- Monsters and artists -- Abstracting desire -- What abjection means.
Includes bibliographical references and index.