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Human remains : medicine, death, and desire in nineteenth-century Paris / Jonathan Strauss.

Strauss, Jonathan.
Date
2012


About this work

Publication/Creation

New York : Fordham University Press, 2012.

Physical description

xiv, 394 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.

Contributors

Contents

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.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Languages

  • English


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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780823233793
  • 0823233790
  • 9780823233809
  • 0823233804

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