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by Robert J. G. Lange

eBook Gender Identity and Madness in the Nineteenth-Century Novel (Distinguished Dissertations) epub
  • ISBN: 0773422439
  • Author: Robert J. G. Lange
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Subcategory: History & Criticism
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Edwin Mellen Pr (April 1, 1998)
  • Pages: 155 pages
  • ePUB size: 1989 kb
  • FB2 size 1725 kb
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The author makes some decent points in the introduction and conclusion, but the entire book makes uninteresting and even painful to read a subject I usually find fascinating

The author makes some decent points in the introduction and conclusion, but the entire book makes uninteresting and even painful to read a subject I usually find fascinating. I felt I learned nothing from this book that I could not have learned somewhere else, probably in a better-written manner. Veronique rated it liked it Jun 15, 2014.

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The definitive work examines the relationship between gender identity and madness, both as a social/ medical contruct and as a literary trope.

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distinguished sociologist who has delved through the archives of the Central Mental. of recovery are particularly interesting.

Writing about the history of institutional care in Ireland has become an established. distinguished sociologist who has delved through the archives of the Central Mental. Hospital in Dundrum, Dublin, examining chapter by chapter the cases of men who killed. In the mid-19th century, recovery meant a ticket to. the colonies, often accompanied by the ex-patient’s family. When the colonies realised. this by the end of the 19th century, they resisted.

The sentimental novel or the novel of sensibility is an 18th-century literary genre which celebrates the emotional and intellectual concepts of sentiment, sentimentalism, and sensibility. Sentimentalism, which is to be distinguished from sensibility, was a fashion in both poetry and prose fiction beginning in the eighteenth century in reaction to the rationalism of the Augustan Age.

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The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting

The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged.

He described how, starting in the nineteenth century, bodies . A second barrier to a unified identity is that sometimes an unfortunate hierarchy has been evident in both the disability community and in disability.

He described how, starting in the nineteenth century, bodies seen as problems were sequestered, controlled, diagnosed, and otherwise socially managed. Perhaps the most distinguishing, even radical, feature of disability studies is that it has approached disability primarily as a social and political phenomenon. A second barrier to a unified identity is that sometimes an unfortunate hierarchy has been evident in both the disability community and in disability studies, where white disabled people get more attention than ethnic minorities with disabilities and where wheelchair users receive more consideration than those with cognitive disabilities.

The Nineteenth-Century Novel: Identities provides an ideal starting point for understanding gender in the novels of this period. It explores the place of fiction in constructing gender identity within society at large, considering Madame Bovary, Portrait of a Lady and The Woman in White. Tell us if something is incorrect.

Nineteenth-century legislators and judges actively promoted new visions of the economy, politics, and society. 16. Later in the century courts became fearful that suits for seduction and breach of promise to marry were being used as tools of extortion. No area of social concern escaped their attention. Recent scholarship focusing on women and the family has explored how lawmakers transformed pre-Revolutionary legal concepts in reaction to changes in the nature of the family itself. Slander, however, did not present the same threat since in most slander cases the issue was whether the defendant's speech was actionable, not whether the defendant had spoken the truth.

Contends that 19th-century British and American novelists employed the language of insanity to deal with the growing instability of traditional gender roles, because it was the only vocabulary that seemed adequate to reflect the conflict and turmoil manifest in the personal issues. Looks at links between madness and sexuality, madness and literature, and sexuality and discourse as expressed in such works as Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables, Wells' The Invisible Man, Haggard's She, and Stoker's Lair of the White Worm. Double spaced. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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