Bodies and Things in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture

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ISBN-13:
9781137283658
Einband:
eBook
Seiten:
254
Autor:
K. Boehm
Serie:
Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture
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PDF
eBook Format:
eBook
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Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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This book provides fresh perspectives on the object world, embodied experience and materiality in nineteenth-century literature and culture. Contributors explore canonical works by Austen, Brontë, Dickens and James, alongside less-familiar texts and a range of objects including nineteenth-century automata, scrapbooks, museum exhibits and antiques.
Illustrations Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction: Bodies and Things; K.Boehm Bodily Things and Thingly Bodies: Circumventing the Subject-Object Binary; I.Armstrong PART I: SPACES 'The end of all the privacy and propriety': Fanny's Dressing Room in Mansfield Park; K.Leuner Modes of Wearing the Towel: Masculinity, Insanity, and Clothing in Trollope's 'Turkish Bath'; C.Spooner Travellers Bodies and Pregnant Things: Victorian Women in Imperial Conflict Zones; M.O'Cinneide PART II: PRACTICES Albums, Belongings, and Embodying the Feminine; S.Matthews 'Books in my Hands Books in my Heart Books in my Brain': Bibliomania, the Male Body, and Sensory Erotics in Late-Victorian Literature; V.Mills Collecting and the Body in Late-Victorian and Edwardian Museums; K.Hill PART III: PERFORMANCES Aesthetic Woman: The 'Fearful Consequence' of 'Living Up' to One's Antiques; A.Anderson The Difference an Object Makes: Conscious Automaton Theory and the Decadent Cult of Artifice; S.Forlini PART IV: EPILOGUE The Bodies of Things; B.Brown Works Cited Index
This book provides fresh perspectives on the object world, embodied experience and materiality in nineteenth-century literature and culture. Contributors explore canonical works by Austen, Brontë, Dickens and James, alongside less-familiar texts and a range of objects including nineteenth-century automata, scrapbooks, museum exhibits and antiques.

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