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The Resource Desire and disorder : fevers, fictions, and feeling in English Georgian culture, Candace Ward

Desire and disorder : fevers, fictions, and feeling in English Georgian culture, Candace Ward

Label
Desire and disorder : fevers, fictions, and feeling in English Georgian culture
Title
Desire and disorder
Title remainder
fevers, fictions, and feeling in English Georgian culture
Statement of responsibility
Candace Ward
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
820.9/3561
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR448.D57
LC item number
W37 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Desire and disorder : fevers, fictions, and feeling in English Georgian culture, Candace Ward
Instantiates
Publication
Note
This study situates 18th-century medical fever texts in the broader frame-work of British sentimental culture, explores representations of the fevered bodies, and the ways such representations reveal cultural anxieties along gender, race, and class lines
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 234-289) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Cordial remedies" : fevers, female patients, and sympathetic practitioners -- "Disqualified for labor" : puerperal fever, lying-in hospitals, and Mary Wollstonecraft's Wrongs of woman -- Breaking thro' stone walls : jail fever and sentimental reform -- "Insalubrious regions" : tropical fevers, sensibility, and slavery in the British Caribbean -- "Sure contagion" : pathologizing Creole culture
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
297 p.
Isbn
9780838756485
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006025903
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn376911754
Label
Desire and disorder : fevers, fictions, and feeling in English Georgian culture, Candace Ward
Publication
Note
This study situates 18th-century medical fever texts in the broader frame-work of British sentimental culture, explores representations of the fevered bodies, and the ways such representations reveal cultural anxieties along gender, race, and class lines
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 234-289) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Cordial remedies" : fevers, female patients, and sympathetic practitioners -- "Disqualified for labor" : puerperal fever, lying-in hospitals, and Mary Wollstonecraft's Wrongs of woman -- Breaking thro' stone walls : jail fever and sentimental reform -- "Insalubrious regions" : tropical fevers, sensibility, and slavery in the British Caribbean -- "Sure contagion" : pathologizing Creole culture
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
297 p.
Isbn
9780838756485
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006025903
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn376911754

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