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Davies, Helen

Neo-Victorian Freakery

Davies, Helen - Neo-Victorian Freakery, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Distorted Images and Re-membered Bodies: Constructing Neo-Victorian Freakery
Helen Davies

2. Mixing (re)Memory and Desire: Constructing Sarah Baartman
Helen Davies

3. Separation Anxieties: Sex, Death, and Chang and Eng Bunker
Helen Davies

4. Excessively Feminine? Anna Swan, Gendering Giantesses, and the Genre of the ‘True Life Story’ Pamphlet
Helen Davies

5. Innocence, Experience, and Childhood Dramas: Charles Stratton and Lavinia Warren
Helen Davies

6. The Strange Case of Joseph and Jack: Joseph Merrick and Spectacles of Deviance
Helen Davies

7. Afterword: The Neo-Victorian Enfreakment of P. T. Barnum
Helen Davies

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, British and Irish Literature, Fiction, Literary History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
245 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137402561
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-56755-3

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