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The Resource Articulating bodies : the narrative form of disability and illness in Victorian fiction, Kylee-Anne Hingston

Articulating bodies : the narrative form of disability and illness in Victorian fiction, Kylee-Anne Hingston

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Articulating bodies : the narrative form of disability and illness in Victorian fiction
Title
Articulating bodies
Title remainder
the narrative form of disability and illness in Victorian fiction
Statement of responsibility
Kylee-Anne Hingston
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Articulating Bodies investigates the contemporaneous developments of Victorian fiction and disability's medicalization by focusing on the intersection between narrative form and body. The book examines texts from across the century, from Frederic Shoberl's 1833 English translation of Victor Hugo's Notre-Dame de Paris to Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes story "The Adventure of the Crooked Man" (1893), covering genres that typically relied upon disabled or diseased characters. By tracing the patterns of focalization and narrative structure across six decades of the nineteenth century and across six genres, Articulating Bodies demonstrates that throughout the Victorian era, authors of fiction used narrative form as well as narrative theme to negotiate how to categorize bodies, both constructing and questioning the boundary dividing normalcy from abnormality. As fiction's form developed from the massive hybrid novels of the early decades of the nineteenth century to the case-study length of fin-de-siècle mysteries, disability became increasingly medicalized, moving from the position of spectacle to specimen
Cataloging source
COO
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Hingston, Kylee-Anne
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR878.D57
LC item number
A78 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Representations: health, disability, culture and society
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  • English fiction
  • Disabilities in literature
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Articulating bodies : the narrative form of disability and illness in Victorian fiction, Kylee-Anne Hingston
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-215) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Grotesque bodies: hybridity and focalization in Victor Hugo's Notre-Dame de Paris -- Social bodies: Dickens and the disabled narrator in Bleak House -- Sensing bodies: negotiating the body and identity in Mary Elizabeth Braddon's Aurora Floyd and Wilkie Collin's The Moonstone -- Sanctified bodies: Christian theology and disability in Ellice Hopkins's Rose Turquand and Charlotte Yonge's The Pillars of the House -- Fairy-tale bodies: prostheses and narrative perspective in Dinah Mulock Craik's The Little Lame Prince -- Mysteries bodies: solving and de-solving disability in the Fin-de-Siecle mystery
Control code
1127654857
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 221 pages
Isbn
9781789620757
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1127654857
Label
Articulating bodies : the narrative form of disability and illness in Victorian fiction, Kylee-Anne Hingston
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-215) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Grotesque bodies: hybridity and focalization in Victor Hugo's Notre-Dame de Paris -- Social bodies: Dickens and the disabled narrator in Bleak House -- Sensing bodies: negotiating the body and identity in Mary Elizabeth Braddon's Aurora Floyd and Wilkie Collin's The Moonstone -- Sanctified bodies: Christian theology and disability in Ellice Hopkins's Rose Turquand and Charlotte Yonge's The Pillars of the House -- Fairy-tale bodies: prostheses and narrative perspective in Dinah Mulock Craik's The Little Lame Prince -- Mysteries bodies: solving and de-solving disability in the Fin-de-Siecle mystery
Control code
1127654857
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 221 pages
Isbn
9781789620757
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1127654857

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