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by Miriam Bailin

eBook The Sickroom in Victorian Fiction: The Art of Being Ill (Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture) epub
  • ISBN: 0521445264
  • Author: Miriam Bailin
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Subcategory: History & Criticism
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (April 29, 1994)
  • Pages: 179 pages
  • ePUB size: 1900 kb
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Nineteenth-century British literature and culture are a rich field for interdisciplinary studies. Since the turn of the twentieth century, scholars and critics have tracked the intersections and tensions between Victorian literature and the visual arts, politics, social organisation, economic life, technical innovations, scientific thought - in short, culture in its broadest sense. In recent years, theoretical challenges and historiographical shifts have unsettled the assumptions of previous scholarly syntheses and called into question the terms of older debates.

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Cambridge University Press, May 14, 2007 - Literary Criticism - 180 pages

Cambridge University Press, May 14, 2007 - Literary Criticism - 180 pages. In this exploration of the significance of illness in the Victorian literary imagination Miriam Bailin maps the cultural implications and narrative effects of the sickroom as an important symbolic space in nineteenth-century life and literature.

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Series: Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture (Book 1).

Through detailed readings of the fiction of Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens and George Eliot Miriam Bailin explores the cultural and narrative significance of illness in Victorian literature, providing insight into canonical works and approaches to narrative realism. Series: Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture (Book 1). Paperback: 180 pages.

Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Cultu. She argues that the sickroom functions as an imagined retreat from conflicts in Victorian society, and that fictional representations of illness serve to resolve both social conflict and aesthetic tension

Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Cultu. By (author) Miriam Bailin. She argues that the sickroom functions as an imagined retreat from conflicts in Victorian society, and that fictional representations of illness serve to resolve both social conflict and aesthetic tension. Her concentration on the sickroom scene as a compositional response to insistent formal as well as social problems yields fresh readings of canonical works and approaches to the constituent elements of Victorian realist narrative. Format Paperback 180 pages. Dimensions 153 x 228 x 5mm 279g. Publication date 14 May 2007.

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In this exploration of the significance of illness in the Victorian literary imagination Miriam Bailin maps the cultural implications and narrative effects of the sickroom as an important symbolic space in nineteenth-century life and literature. Dr Bailin draws on non-fictional accounts of illness by Julia Stephen, Harriet Martineau and others to illuminate the presentation of illness and ministration, patient and nurse, in the fiction of Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens and George Eliot. She argues that the sickroom functions as an imagined retreat from conflicts in Victorian society, and that fictional representations of illness serve to resolve both social conflict and aesthetic tension. Her concentration on the sickroom scene as a compositional response to insistent formal as well as social problems yields fresh readings of canonical works and approaches to the constituent elements of Victorian realist narrative.
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