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Disease and death in eighteenth-century literature and culture : fashioning the unfashionable /
Allan Ingram, Leigh Wetherall Dickson, editors.
imprint
London, United Kingdom : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016]
description
viii, 290 pages ; 22 cm.
ISBN
1137597178, 9781137597175, 9781137597182
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London, United Kingdom : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016]
isbn
1137597178
9781137597175
9781137597182
contents note
1. Introduction : fashioning the unfashionable / Allan Ingram and Leigh Wetherall Dickson -- pt. I Ennui -- 2. '[F]ictitious [d]istress' or veritable woe? : the problem of eighteenth-century ennui / Heather Meek -- 3. 'What is fashionably termed ennui' : Maria Edgeworth represents the clinically bored / Jane Taylor -- pt. II Diseases of sexuality -- 4. The à la mode disease : syphilis and temporality / Emily Cock -- 5. Dean Swift on the great pox : or, the satirist as physician / Hermann J. Real -- 6. Of fribblers and fumblers : fashioning male impotence in the long eighteenth century / Kirsten Juhas -- pt. III Infectious diseases -- 7. Fashioning unfashionable plague : Daniel Defoe's Journal of the plague year (1722) / Hélène Dachez -- 8. How small is small? Small pox, large presence / Allan Ingram -- 9. 'Halfe dead : and rotten at the coare : my Lord!' : fashionable and unfashionable consumption, from early modern to enlightenment / Clark Lawlor -- pt. IV Fashioning death -- 10. Death by inoculation : the fashioning of mortality in eighteenth-century smallpox pamphlets / Kelly McGuire -- 11. Fashion victim : high society, sociability and suicide in Georgiana Cavendish's The sylph / Leigh Wetherall Dickson -- 12. 'Alas, poor Yorick!' : Jonathan Swift, madness and fashionable science / Helen Deutsch.
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11631253
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-271) and index.

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