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Tuthill, Maureen

Health and Sickness in the Early American Novel

Tuthill, Maureen - Health and Sickness in the Early American Novel, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: “The Glow of Health”: Medicine Meets the Novel in Early America
Maureen Tuthill

2. A “Very Unfeeling World”: The Failure of Social Healing in Rowson’s America
Maureen Tuthill

3. “Your Health and My Happiness”: Sickness and Social Control in The Coquette and Female Quixotism

Maureen Tuthill

4. “The Best Means of Retaining Health”: Self-Determined Health and Social Discipline in Early America
Maureen Tuthill

5. “The Means of Subsistence”: Health, Wealth, and Social Affection in a Yellow Fever World
Maureen Tuthill

6. The “Learned Doctor”: Tyler’s Literary Endorsement of a Federal Elite
Maureen Tuthill

7. “Some Yankee Non-sense About Humanity”: Hiding away African Health in Early American Fiction
Maureen Tuthill

Keywords: Literature, Eighteenth-Century Literature, North American Literature, Fiction, Literary History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137597151
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-59714-4

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