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Nixon, Kari

Syphilis and Subjectivity

Nixon, Kari - Syphilis and Subjectivity, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Kari Nixon, Lorenzo Servitje

Part I. Structuring Syphilis

2. Medical Mappings of Syphilis in the Late Nineteenth Century
Monika Pietrzak-Franger

3. Stigmatization, Syphilis, and Prostitution: The Discursive Construction of Sex Workers, Disease, and Feeblemindedness
J. L. Schatz

4. Marriage, Motherhood and the Future of the Race: Syphilis in Late-Victorian and Edwardian Britain
Joanne Townsend

5. Suspect Bodies, Suspect Milk: Milk Sharing, Wetnursing, and the Specter of Syphilis in the Twenty-First Century
Beatriz M. Reyes-Foster, Shannon K. Carter

Part II. Novel Infections

6. Not-So-Great Expectations: Pregnancy and Syphilis in Sarah Grand’s The Heavenly Twins

Livia Arndal Woods

7. Unspeakable Horror: Outing Syphilis in Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness

Nicole Cosentino, Wendy Ryden

8. “Everybody Has It”: Syphilis and the Human Condition in the Writings of Ernest Hemingway
Lisa Tyler

Keywords: Social Sciences, Medical Sociology, Sociology of the Body, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, History of Medicine

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319663678
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-66366-1

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