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Reading the Brontë body : disease, desire, and the constraints of culture / Beth Torgerson.

Torgerson, Beth E.
Date
2005
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About this work

Publication/Creation

New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

Physical description

x, 180 pages ; 22 cm

Contributors

Notes

Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Nebraska--Lincoln, 2001.

Contents

"Sick of mankind and their disgusting ways": victorian alcoholism,social reform, and Anne Bronte's narratives of illness -- Ailing women in the age of cholera: illness in Shirley -- Hysteria, female desire, and self-control in villette -- Vampires, ghosts, and the disease of dis/possession in Wuthering heights.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Languages

  • English


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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 1403967962
  • 9781403967961

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