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Stiles, Anne

Neurology and Literature, 1860–1920

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Anne Stiles

I. Catalysts

2. Howled out of the Country: Wilkie Collins and H.G. Wells Retry David Ferrier
Laura Otis

3. Our Lady of Darkness: Decadent Arts & the Magnetic Sleep of Magdeleine G.
Don LaCoss

II. Diagnostic Categories

4. How Do I Look? Dysmorphophobia and Obsession at the Fin de Siècle
Andrew Mangham

5. Doctor Zay and Dr. Mitchell: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps’s Feminist Response to Mainstream Neurology
Kristine Swenson

III. Sex and the Brain

6. Trauma and Sexual Inversion, circa 1885: Oliver Wendell Holmes’s A Mortal Antipathy and Maladies of Representation
Randall Knoper

7. Singing the Body Electric: Nervous Music and Sexuality in Fin-de-Siècle Literature
James Kennaway

IV. The Traumatized Brain

8. Emergent Theories of Victorian Mind Shock: From War and Railway Accident to Nerves, Electricity and Emotion
Jill Matus

9. Medical and Literary Discourses of Trauma in the Age of the American Civil War
Mark S. Micale

Keywords: Literature, Fiction, British and Irish Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Neuropsychology, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture
Page amount
239 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230287884
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-35596-9

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