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Medicine and maladies [electronic resource] : representing affliction in nineteenth-century France /
edited by Sophie Leroy.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill Rodopi, [2018]
xii, 273 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
9789004367999 (hardcover : acid-free paper), 9789004368019 (e-book)
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Leiden ; Boston : Brill Rodopi, [2018]
9789004367999 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
9789004368019 (e-book)
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Introduction / Sophie Leroy -- Documenting medical affliction. 'Voyez les femmes les plus hommasses, ces viragines audacieuses': la domestication de la femme masculine dans les traites savants de la premiere moitie du dix-neuvieme siecle / -- Geraldine Crahay -- Genre trouble on the battlefield: pharmaceutical, medical, and literary accounts of Napoleonic campaigns / Larry Duffy -- Alcoolisme et acedie : le monstre alcoolique dans la pensee clinique du XIXe siecle / Julie Muller -- Twice shy: two accounts of timidity in fin-de-siecle France / Philippa Lewis -- Writing pathological experiences. de karl-des-monts a ceneri : lorsque la voix de l'interne entre dans le roman / Melanie Bhend -- La Maladie comme metaphore chez Baudelaire / Joanna Rajkumar -- Emaciation as a subversive strategy in Renee Mauperin and an early case of 'hysterical anorexia' / Susannah Wilson -- 'Dictante Dolore': writing pain in Alphonse Daudet's La Doulou / Steven Wilson -- Reading body, mind, and environment. Against 'neuronormativity': 'volcanic' temperament in Mirbeau's L'Abbe Jules / Elizabeth Emery -- Genius and degeneracy: Auguste Rodin and the monument to Balzac / Natasha Ruiz-Gomez -- Courbes nevrosees, lignes asthmatiques: usages de la metaphore medicale dans la reception de l'Art Nouveau / Cyril Barde.
general note
Based on the conference, Medicine and Maladies, held at the University of Bristol in September, 2014.
language note
In English and French.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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