Neurology And Literature, 1860-1920 by A. StilesNeurology And Literature, 1860-1920 by A. Stiles

Neurology And Literature, 1860-1920

byA. Stiles

Hardcover | September 28, 2007

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This collection demonstrates how late-Victorian and Edwardian neurology and fiction shared common philosophical concerns and rhetorical strategies. Between 1860 and 1920 witnessed unprecedented interdisciplinary collaboration between scientists and artists, finding common ground in the prevailing intellectual climate of biological determinism.
JAMES KENNAWAY Postdoctoral research fellow in the music department at Stanford University, USA RANDALL KNOPER Associate Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA DON LACOSS Assistant Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, USA ANDREW MANGHAM Lecturer in English Literature at the Univer...
Title:Neurology And Literature, 1860-1920Format:HardcoverDimensions:229 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.56 inPublished:September 28, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230520944

ISBN - 13:9780230520943

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction; A.Stiles PART I: CATALYSTS Howled Out of the Country: Wilkie Collins and H.G. Wells Retry David Ferrier; L.Otis Our Lady of Darkness: Decadent Arts and the Magnetic Sleep of Magdeleine G.; D.LaCoss PART II: DIAGNOSTIC CATEGORIES How Do I Look? Dysmorphophobia and Obsession at the Fin de Siècle; A.Mangham Doctor Zay and Dr. Mitchell: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps's Feminist Response to Mainstream Neurology; K.Swenson PART III: SEX AND THE BRAIN Trauma and Sexual Inversion, circa 1885: Dr Holmes's A Mortal Antipathy and Maladies of Representation; R.Knoper Singing the Body Electric: Nervous Music and Sexuality in Fin-de-Siècle Literature; J.Kennaway PART IV: THE TRAUMATIZED BRAIN Emergent Theories of Victorian Mind Shock: From War and Railway Accident to Nerves, Electricity and Emotion; J.Matus Medical and Literary Discourses of Trauma in the Age of the American Civil War; M.Micale Works Cited Index