Exhaustion: A History

Exhaustion: A History

by Anna K. Schaffner


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231172318
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/10/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 1,293,630
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Anna Katharina Schaffner is reader in comparative literature and medical humanities at the University of Kent. She has published on the histories of sexuality and psychoanalysis, modernist literature, and the avant-garde. Her most recent book is Modernism and Perversion: Sexual Deviance in Sexology and Literature, 1850–1930 (2012).

Table of Contents

1. Humors
2. Sin
3. Saturn
4. Sexuality
5. Nerves
6. Capitalism
7. Rest
8. The Death Drive
9. Depression
10. Mystery Viruses
11. Burnout
Epilogue: The Future

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