Nineteenth Century Narratives Of Contagion

Author: Allan Conrad Christensen
Publisher: Routledge
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This intriguing book examines the ways contagion - or disease - inform and shape a wide variety of nineteenth century texts and contexts.

Science And Religion In Neo Victorian Novels

Author: John Glendening
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134088272
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Protagonists who come to experience reality in this expansive way release
themselves from self-anxiety and alienation. In this book, Glendening shows how,
by intermixing past and present, fact and fiction, neo-Victorian narratives, with a
few instructive exceptions, manifest this pattern. John Glendening is Professor in
the Department of English at The University of Montana, US. Routledge Studies
in Nineteenth-Century Literature 1 Nineteenth-Century Narratives of Contagion
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Victorian Afterlives

Author: Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780199269310
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Others contributed towards the cultural atmosphere they shared, in which shifty and overlapping ideas of 'influence' (from the seductive touch of the mesmerist to the contagious breath of the poor) becamecentral to attempts to work out how ...

Re Imagining The Dark Continent In Fin De Siecle Literature

Author: Robbie McLaughlan
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748672311
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The Count de Ville 'does not advance beyond handwritten letters' and personal
interaction when undertaking his infernal business. See Geoffrey Winthrop-
Young, 'Undead Networks: Information Processing and Media Boundary Conflicts
in Dracula', in Literature and Science, ed. by Donald Bruce and Anthony Purdy (
Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1994), pp. 115–16. Allan Conrad Christensen, Nineteenth-
Century Narratives of Contagion: 'Our feverish contact' (London/New York:
Routledge, ...

Atonement And Self Sacrifice In Nineteenth Century Narrative

Author: Jan-Melissa Schramm
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139510835
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George Eliot, Middlemarch [1871*2] (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1994), p. 837.
Each of the preceding chapters has registered the tension felt in Victorian public
discourse between expansive moments of intersubjective communication, and
the 'contraction' of selfhood necessary to found ideas of personal responsibility
for moral action. Dickens may flirt with the notion that murder is contagious,
transmitted by meteorological tumult, but he nevertheless hangs Rudge rather
than Haredale, ...

Nineteenth Century Literature

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$75. Chesnutt, Charles W.A Business Career. Edited by Matthew Wilson and
Marjan A. Van Schaik. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2005. Pp. xviii +
218. $40. Chesnutt, Charles W. Evelyn's Husband. Edited by Matthew Wilson and
Marjan A. Van Schaik. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2005. Pp. xx +
289. $40. Christensen, Allan Conrad. Nineteenth- Century Narratives of
Contagion: "Our Feverish Contact. " Routledge Studies in Nineteenth- Century
Literature Series.

Confronting Contagion

Author: Melvin Santer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199356378
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Such “Histories” generally concentrated on the role of microorganisms in disease
, and therefore their narratives began in the nineteenth century. Disease theory,
however, begins millennia before the nineteenth century; the written materials
provide a rich source of speculation about the cause of infectious/contagious
diseases. That theorizing is an integral part of the speculations about the content
and operation of the physical and biological world. I encourage the reader to
read “Notes ...

Making Sense Of Health Illness And Disease

Author: Peter L. Twohig
Publisher: Rodopi
ISBN: 9789042011199
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Sensational. Narratives. of. Contagion. and. Contamination. Louise. Penner.
Throughout her career as a nurse, and later as an influential figure in English
politics. Florence Nightingale was deeply committed to the field of medical
statistics. ... we associate "hygiene" and "sanitation" with the environment, we
probably do not do so to the extent that Nightingale did in her writings addressed
to govemment officials and others involved in public health movements of the
nineteenth century.

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Allan Conrad Christensen. Nineteenth-Century Narratives of Contagion: "Our
feverish Contact." Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature, 1. London
: Routledge, 2005. x, 350 pp. Hb. £ 75.00. ISBN 0-415-36048-X. Bereits der
Untertitel "Our feverish contact" verspricht ein heißes und gleichzeitig
ungewisses Thema, zumal im allgemeinen medizinischen Sprachgebrauch "
Fieber," d.h. eine erhöhte Körpertemperatur als Folge einer gestörten
Wärmeregulation, ausschließlich ...

Animal Madness

Author: Laurel Braitman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451627025
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It is difficult to imagine today the fear of contagion present among city dwellers in
the late nineteenth century. Dogs were not yet uniformly pets. Some were
certainly closer to the coiffed and dominated denizens of our contemporary ...
inoculated the first person against rabies in 1885 that widespread understanding
of the disease morphed into biological narratives of contagion. Before Pasteur,
rabies symptoms were often referred to as “insanity” instead of signs of infection.
The historian ...