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Published: 01 September 2017
Figure 1 “Map 1.” John Snow’s ( 1855 ) famous cholera map in On the Mode of Communication of Cholera . Courtesy of the Library Company of Philadelphia Figure 1. “Map 1.” John Snow’s (1855) famous cholera map in On the Mode of Communication of Cholera. Courtesy of the Library Company More
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Published: 01 September 2017
Figure 3 Cholera was popularly depicted in pairs of before-and-after portraits. “Jeune femme de Vienne âgée 23 ans” and “La même 1 heure après l’invasion du cholera, et ¾ d’heure avant sa mort” in Gèrardin and Gaimard 1832 . Courtesy of the Bibliothèque nationale de France Figure 3. Cholera More
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 557–590.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Figure 1 “Map 1.” John Snow’s ( 1855 ) famous cholera map in On the Mode of Communication of Cholera . Courtesy of the Library Company of Philadelphia Figure 1. “Map 1.” John Snow’s (1855) famous cholera map in On the Mode of Communication of Cholera. Courtesy of the Library Company...
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Published: 01 September 2017
Figure 2 Detail of “Map 1.” From John Snow’s ( 1855 ) On the Mode of Communication of Cholera . Courtesy of the Library Company of Philadelphia Figure 2. Detail of “Map 1.” From John Snow’s (1855) On the Mode of Communication of Cholera. Courtesy of the Library Company of Philadelphia More
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 681–688.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Sari Altschuler; Priscilla Wald Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 In 1832, a global cholera pandemic reached US shores. Like COVID-19, cholera was a wholly new disease in the United States (although considerably deadlier), and it was, like the novel coronavirus, a poorly...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and contagion. Recurring cholera epidemics in particular posed an ongoing threat to the health of communities, and discussion surrounding the causes and prevention of the disease was varied. One medical practitioner called it “the pestilence that walketh in darkness” whose causes were “an absolute mystery...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 759–766.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of measurement. Daniel Defoe’s “plague year”; Alexander Pushkin’s “time of plague”; love or the production of scientific knowledge “in the time of cholera”; the lessons of “the cholera years.” The ease of fit between chronology and narrative, and the (limited) capacity of each to contain disorder, feels perhaps...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Willard believed that her ideas about cholera were not accepted by established male scientists because she was a woman, not because they weren’t scientifically viable. These women might have ‘‘all believed...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Reviews 183 under question. Thus, Almira Phelps repudiated Darwin, and Emma Willard believed that her ideas about cholera were not accepted by established male scientists because she was a woman, not because...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 438–446.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., ranging from his schooling, the impact of the cholera summer of 1832, and his whaling aboard the Acushnet and the inspiration for Toby in Typee (1846). The final chapter explores Melville’s decision to “remake himself into a modern-day Ossian” by recording the Civil War in poetry. Rebecca...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 93–119.
Published: 01 March 2013
... . Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity . Translated by Ritter Mark . London : Sage . Bone Robert . 1958 . The Negro Novel in America . New Haven : Yale Univ. Press . Briggs Charles . 2003 . Stories in the Time of Cholera: Racial Profiling during a Medical Nightmare...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
... ethics follows Nina’s death in a cholera epidemic, an event that frustrates the reader’s reasonable expectation that an improved Nina will marry Clayton and establish a domestic paradise.23 Reeling from his love’s untimely death, Clay- ton reassesses his ambitions and desires...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 783–812.
Published: 01 December 2000
... in the Philippines (Whar- ton’s model for the Mañanas) during the cholera epidemic of 1902 to 1904, when the arrival of civilian health officials from the United States ‘‘merely supplanted according to one study, ‘‘the officers and com...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 777–806.
Published: 01 December 2004
... See David J. Rothman, The Discovery of the Asylum: Social Order and Dis- order in the New Republic, rev. ed. (Boston: Little, Brown, 1990). 35 By juxtaposing cultural responses to successive cholera epidemics, Charles E. Rosenberg has shown that disease in the 1830s was imagined...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 815–845.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... colonial rule at the fin-de-siècle. As Ileto recounts, in attempts to stave off cholera outbreaks, both colonists and nationalists imposed regulatory tactics that ran parallel to those dealing with banditry. As Ileto posits, following Foucault, ‘‘The saga of progress in health...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 489–516.
Published: 01 September 2015
... herself to be inca- pable of household management, but in accordance with the conven- tional sentimental plot, she becomes a model of self-sacrifice, even jeop- ardizing her own health to take care of others during the cholera epidemic on the plantation. Yet her renunciation of self-interest does...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 527–554.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Medical Monthly in 1885, told his fellow physicians, “[G]ive a person suffering with that torturing disease [cholera] a puncture of morphia and atropia if you want him to rise up and call you blessed forever”; Manhood, Morphine, and Roe’s Without a Home  535 but he also warned...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 September 2009
... as endurance.42 But De Forest also makes clear that the enduring body of the soldier is not nationalized or “made American” in its descent to the earth. Battle is “like being in a rich cholera district at the height of the sea- son,” he warns. This metaphor is literalized...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2000
...’’ Americas (republican and liberal) available to novel-readingAmericans. 4 In such ‘‘political’’ accounts of Arthur Mervyn, the novel’s historical aspects— particularly its depiction of the 1793 cholera epidemic—take...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 117–152.
Published: 01 March 2000
... of Mark Twain’s more fanciful variations on the theme of ethnic caricature, he imagines himself as a cholera germ injected into the blood stream of a ‘‘hoary and moulderingold bald- headed tramp’’ named Blitzowski, who...