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English malady : enabling and disabling fictions

Author: Glen Colburn
Publisher: Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The eleven essays collected in The English Malady: Enabling and Disabling Fictions adopt perspectives from a variety of disciplines-history, sociology, music, theater, and literary studies-in order  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Glen Colburn
ISBN: 1847185649 9781847185648
OCLC Number: 237882098
Description: vi, 299 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: edited by Glen Colburn.


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The book offers a wide-ranging, compelling set of essays on hysteria and hypochondria, the amorphous symptoms of which have been known since the eighteenth century as "the English malady." As Read more...

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