Jan 17, 2011 · Tuberculosis was a widespread and deadly disease which devastated the British population in the nineteenth-century: consequently it also had a huge impact upon public consciousness. This text explores the representations of tuberculosis in nineteenth-century literature and culture. Nov 25, 2010 · Tuberculosis and the Victorian Literary Imagination Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture [Byrne, Katherine] on. FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Tuberculosis and the Victorian Literary Imagination Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture. This is one of the questions that Katherine Byrne’s Tuberculosis and the Victorian Literary Imagination addresses, explaining how pulmonary tuberculosis, or phtisis, a disease which was at its height in Europe in the nineteenth century influenced “the construction of the nineteenth-century social body through its pathologising of the gender, class, and economic and aesthetic status of the. Tuberculosis and the Victorian literary imagination / Katherine Byrne. p.; cm. – Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture; 74 Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn 978-0-521-76667-8 hardback 1. English literature–History and criticism. 2. Tuberculosis in literature. Tuberculosis and the Victorian Literary Imagination. Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. viii223 pp. $29.99, paper, ISBN 978-1-107-67280-2. Reviewed by Alexandra Foulds Published on H-Disability April, 2015 Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison University of Glasgow Katherine Byrne’s Tuberculosis and the Victo‐ rian Literary.
Tuberculosis and the Victorian Literary Imagination. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. ISBN: 978-0-521-76667-8. Price: US$90.00/£55.00. Pamela K. Gilbert University of Florida Byrne’s study fills a surprising gap in the scholarship on culture and disease in the Victorian period. Consumption is so prevalent in the literature, it.Katherine Byrne’s Tuberculosis in the Victorian Literary Imagination offers insight into the cultural signiﬁcance of tuberculosis framed within a comprehensive analysis of historical medical discourse and ﬁctional representations of the disease in the Victorian novel as ‘the. Tuberculosis and the Victorian Literary Imagination by Katherine Byrne: Urban Realism and the Cosmopolitan Imagination in the Nineteenth Century: Visible City, Invisible World by Tanya Agathocleous: Victorian Honeymoons: Journeys to the Conjugal by Helena Michie: Victorian Literature and the Anorexic Body by Anna Krugovoy Silver. 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.
Nineteenth-century Russian literature frequently made use of characters with tuberculosis. Fyodor Dostoevsky used the theme of the consumptive nihilist repeatedly, with Katerina Ivanovna in Crime and Punishment; Kirillov in The Possessed, and both Ippolit and Marie in The Idiot. The disease features, too, in a variety of English novels of the Victorian era, including Charles Dickens's 1848. Katherine Byrne's Tuberculosis in the Victorian Literary Imagination offers insight into the cultural significance of tuberculosis framed within a comprehensive analysis of historical medical discourse and fictional representations of the disease in the Victorian novel as ‘the artistic medium through which consumption was most commonly explored and its myths and meanings disseminated.
VICTOrIAN sTuDIes / VOLume 54, NO. 4 Tuberculosis and the victorian Literary imagination, by Katherine Byrne; pp. viii223. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge university Press, 2011, £55.00, $90.00. Consumption claimed an outsize effect, physically and culturally, on the Victorian. century, the impact of tuberculosis can be found in the beauty standards and fashion trends of the time, asserting the disease’s role in Victorian culture and society. Regarding the Romantic poets’ influence on the tubercular aesthetic, several scholars, such as Clark Lawlor and Katherine Byrne, credit the poets with carrying the chicness and. Tuberculosis and the Victorian Literary Imagination. Meegan Kennedy bio Tuberculosis and the Victorian Literary Imagination, by Katherine Byrne; pp. viii223. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011, £55.00, $90.00. Consumption claimed an outsize effect, physically and culturally, on the Victorian landscape. Scholarly work on this topic, however, has been.
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Katherine Byrne. Tuberculosis and the Victorian Literary Imagination. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. ISBN: 978-0-521-76667-8. Price: US$90.00/£55.00. An article from journal Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net Number 59-60, April–October 2011, on Érudit. Byrne, Katherine, 1978– Tuberculosis and the Victorian literary imagination / Katherine Byrne. p.; cm. – Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture; 74 Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn 978-0-521-76667-8 hardback 1. English literature–History and criticism. 2. Tuberculosis in literature. 3. This text explores the representations of tuberculosis in nineteenth-century literature and culture. Fears about gender roles, degeneration, national efficiency and sexual transgression all play their part in the portrayal of 'consumption', a disease which encompassed a variety of cultural associations. Tuberculosis and the Victorian Literary Imag- ination is wide-ranging in its scope and ambition, and this is a major advantage of the author’s methodological approach. In part, this is due to the fact that Byrne successfully achieves a balance between medical history and cultural analysis. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $35. Buy Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture Paperback: Tuberculosis and the Victorian Literary Imagination Paperback at.
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