Literary Modernism, Bioscience, and Community in Early 20th Century Britain

Literary Modernism, Bioscience, and Community in Early 20th Century Britain

by C. Gordon

Hardcover(2007)

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Overview

This book examines the relationship between the literary and bioscientific cultures of the period as a means of exploring the ways in which the comprehension and representation of the human body fundamentally shapes a variety of the period's communal and national visions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403977540
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 06/08/2007
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

CRAIG GORDON is Assistant Professor in the School of English and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph, Canada.

Table of Contents

Where 'Life Joins Hands with Death': Lawrence, the Sanatorium, and the Bare Life of the Tubercular Body Unravelling Lawrence's Vital Web of Dynamic Consciousness Organizing the Nervous Body, Regulating the Self: The Psychological Production of National Community in Mrs Dalloway and The Waves Breaking Habits, Affecting the Neuropsychological Body: Towards the 'Unsubstantial Territory' of Disorganized Community

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