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The Resource James Joyce & the burden of disease, Kathleen Ferris

James Joyce & the burden of disease, Kathleen Ferris

Label
James Joyce & the burden of disease
Title
James Joyce & the burden of disease
Statement of responsibility
Kathleen Ferris
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
James Joyce's near blindness, his peculiar gait, and his death from perforated ulcers are commonplace knowledge to most of his readers. But until now, most Joyce scholars have not recognized that these symptoms point to a diagnosis of syphilis. Kathleen Ferris traces Joyce's medical history as described in his correspondence, in the diaries of his brother Stanislaus, and in the memoirs of his acquaintances, to show that many of his symptoms match those of tabes dorsalis, a form of neurosyphilis which, untreated, eventually leads to paralysis. Combining literary analysis and medical detection,
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ferris, Kathleen
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Joyce, James
  • Joyce, James
  • Novelists, Irish
  • Syphilis
  • Sexually transmitted diseases in literature
  • Human body in literature
  • Syphilis in literature
  • Health in literature
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Health
  • Health in literature
  • Human body in literature
  • Novelists, Irish
  • Sexually transmitted diseases in literature
  • Syphilis in literature
  • Syphilis
  • Ireland
Label
James Joyce & the burden of disease, Kathleen Ferris
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Prologue; 1 The Creative Daemon; 2 The Wandering Jew in Ulysses; 3 Epics of the Body; 4 An Insectfable; Epilogue: Dear mysterre Shame's Voice; Chronology of Joyce's Medical History; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; S; T; V; W; Y
Control code
ocn903956511
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
1 online resource (193 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813149820
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129dhpq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903956511
Label
James Joyce & the burden of disease, Kathleen Ferris
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Prologue; 1 The Creative Daemon; 2 The Wandering Jew in Ulysses; 3 Epics of the Body; 4 An Insectfable; Epilogue: Dear mysterre Shame's Voice; Chronology of Joyce's Medical History; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; S; T; V; W; Y
Control code
ocn903956511
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
1 online resource (193 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813149820
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129dhpq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903956511

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