Flaubert, Zola, and the Incorporation of Disciplinary Knowledge

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ISBN-13:
9781137297549
Einband:
eBook
Seiten:
261
Autor:
L. Duffy
Serie:
Palgrave Studies in Modern European Literature
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PDF
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eBook
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Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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This book is about how France's two major documentary authors of the nineteenth century – Gustave Flaubert and Émile Zola – incorporate medical knowledge about the body into their works, and in so doing exploit its metaphorical potential of the body to engage in critical reflection about the accumulation and reconfiguration of knowledge.
Introduction: Knowledge, Incorporated PART I : FLAUBERT AND PROFESSIONAL INCORPORATIONS 1. Madame Bovary and the Incorporation of Pharmacy 2. Medical and Literary Discourses of Disciplinary Struggle and Regulation PART II: FLAUBERT, LE CORPS REDRESSÉ 3. Diagnosing the Aveugle, Correcting the Body: Ophthalmia and Orthopaedics 4. Correcting the Aveugle: Monstrosity, Aliénisme and the Haunting of the Social Body PART III: ZOLA: PROFESSIONAL, PATHOLOGICAL AND THEARAPEUTIC INCORPORATIONS 5. La Bête humaine and the Incorporation of Psychiatry: du monstre lombrosien à l'anormal zolien, de la mécanique à la thermodynamique 6. Textual Healing: Le Docteur Pascal's Incorporation of Hypodermic Therapy Conclusion: Taxonomy, Taxidermy and l'esthétique naturaliste Bibliography Index
This book is about how France's two major documentary authors of the nineteenth century - Gustave Flaubert and Émile Zola - incorporate medical knowledge about the body into their works, and in so doing exploit its metaphorical potential of the body to engage in critical reflection about the accumulation and reconfiguration of knowledge.

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