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Bodily and Narrative Forms: The Influence of Medicine on American Literature, 1845-1915
Bodily and Narrative Forms The Influence of Medicine on American Literature 18451915
Author: Cynthia Davis
During the period of the professionalization of American medicine, many authors were concerned with a concurrent tendency to define identity in biological terms. Most of them doctors or patients themselves, they used literature polemically to convey their views about the meaning of the body and the origin and cure of disease. This book demonstr...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780804737739
ISBN-10: 0804737738
Publication Date: 12/1/2000
Pages: 272
Edition: 1
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Publisher: Stanford University Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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