Healing the Republic: The Language of Health and the Culture of Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Americaby Joan Burbick
In this study Joan Burbick interprets nineteenth-century narratives of health in order to expose the conflicts underlying the creation of a national culture in America.See more details below
In this study Joan Burbick interprets nineteenth-century narratives of health in order to expose the conflicts underlying the creation of a national culture in America.
- Cambridge University Press
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- Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture Series, #82
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)
Table of ContentsIntroduction; Part I. Textures of Authority: 1. The common senses of America; 2. Writing the constitution of the body; Part II. Fictions of the Body Politic: 3. Riddles of the brain; 4. The tell-tale heart; 5. Nervous reports; 6. The recording eye; Conclusions: somatic politics; Notes; Index.
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