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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2004
... resourcefulness of this indomitable ex-slave. Adam Gussow, University of Mississippi Rehabilitating Bodies: Health, History, and the American Civil War. By Lisa A. Long. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2003. 344 pp. $49.95. Mark Twain and Medicine: ‘‘Any Mummery Will Cure By K. Patrick Ober...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 533–561.
Published: 01 September 2012
... histories in which sign talk played a significant role. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Kay The Moccasin Telegraph: Sign-Talk Yandell Autobiography and Pretty-­shield, Medicine Woman of the Crows Over several cold and windy days in March...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 629–654.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Grounding of Modern Medicine .” Bulletin of the History of Medicine 88 , no. 1 : 1 – 47 . Weingarten Karen . 2014 . Abortion in the American Imagination, Before Life and Choice, 1880–1940 . New Brunswick : Rutgers Univ. Press . ...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 497–523.
Published: 01 September 2021
... .” In Subprime Health: Debt and Race in U.S. Medicine , edited by Ehlers Nadine and Hinkson Leslie R. , vii – xxxi . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . Fan Christopher T. 2017 . “ Animacy at the End of History in Chang-rae Lee’s On Such a Full Sea .” American Quarterly 69...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 583–610.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 39 , no. 2 : 173 – 97 . Berlant Jeffrey Lionel . 1975 . Profession and Monopoly: A Study of Medicine in the United States and Great Britain . Berkeley and Los Angeles : Univ. of California Press . Blake Clarence J. 1898 . “ The Citizen...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 557–590.
Published: 01 September 2017
... . Starr Paul . 1982 . The Social Transformation of American Medicine . New York : Basic . Stevenson Lloyd G. 1965 . “ Putting Disease on the Map: The Early Use of Spot Maps in the Study of Yellow Fever .” Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 20 , no. 3 : 226 – 61...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 93–119.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Stephen Knadler “Unsanitized Domestic Allegories” begins the work of recovering the complex history linking Progressive-Era biomedicalization, gender expectations, and ideologies of racial uplift within African American culture. Through a close reading of early-twentieth-century African American...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 891–894.
Published: 01 December 2004
... of the Twain family illnesses is interlaced with an engaging history of nineteenth-century medicine and Twain’s writings about the topic. In addition to his meticulous research on Twain’s life and writings, Ober brings the scientific and psychological knowledge of a medical professor who has thought about...
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American Literature 11218872.
Published: 07 March 2024
... of observing and interpreting it, and the essay concludes by suggesting that by bringing into focus the process of perceiving another’s pain, the study of portraiture offers an important complement to both the field of narrative medicine and health humanities approaches to studying visual art. jlibow...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 723–735.
Published: 01 December 2020
...-95fe-fcd274e920ca . Silva Cristobal . 2016 . “ The Republic of Medicine: Immunology and National Identity in the Age of Revolution .” In The Haitian Revolution and the Early United States: Histories, Textualities, Geographies , edited by Dillon Elizabeth Maddock and Drexler...
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American Literature 11218865.
Published: 07 March 2024
... if it adds the caveat that it is not always easy to tell them apart. Like the history of medicine, the history of literary criticism observes the heart s polysemy throughout the nineteenth century. Karen Sánchez-Eppler (1993: 26) describes reading sentimental ction as a bodily act, and the success...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 897–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... Fabre, Cara. Review: Hames-García, identity complex: Making the Case for Multiplicity, 894–96. Review: Obourn, Reconstituting Americans: Liberal Multiculturalism and Identity Difference in Post-1960s Literature, 894–96. Ferraro, Tom. Review: Marcus and Sollors, eds., A New Literary History...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 777–806.
Published: 01 December 2004
... medicine’s domination and consolidation of its authority in the late nineteenth century. These new corporeal management prac- tices unmoor suffering from the narrow berth of pain as liberal indi- vidualism comes to expect a more easeful life and less uncertainty about the fate and management of the body...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 721–749.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., before the history of trauma is generally understood to begin, American writers imagined the healing of mental suffering in ways that undermine both of these suppositions. Oliver Wendell Holmes’s 1867 The Guardian Angel represents a woman whose mental condition resembles the dissociation later...
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American Literature 11218858.
Published: 07 March 2024
... (Altschuler s) Learning from Crisis: Narrative and the History of Medicine (2020). See Charles E. Rosenberg s The Cholera Years (1962) for the de nitive study of how pandemics challenge and remake medical knowledge. 6 In all cases, of course, the changes included in the new de nition, which we detail below...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Dividing Lines. Given Murison’s focus on discourses of the nervous system in nineteenth-century medicine and literature, one might initially puzzle over her decision to name her book The Politics of Anxiety rather than The Poli- tics of Nervousness, but anxiety turns out to be central to Murison’s...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 887–889.
Published: 01 December 2004
... sight: a brilliant intellectual with an uncanny ability to stake out tactical positions on the racial politics of his day that left him blindsided by history and forced to reassess. The watershed moment for the slave-born Tubman and the free-born De- lany came in South Carolina during the Civil...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 209–224.
Published: 01 March 2005
... as history, medicine, psychology, and literature. Critical issues such as illness, mourning, memory, and family trauma will be of interest to schol- ars in disability studies and those who draw from trauma theory and psycho- analysis. The volume includes a detailed section on privacy and the law...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 399–438.
Published: 01 September 2022
...: A Cultural History of US Mesmerism . Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press . “ The One-Arm Soldier .” Circa 1870 . United States : s.n. Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Boston, MA . Reed George M. Not before 1865 . “ The One Arm and One Leg Soldier .” United States : s.n. American...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 881–884.
Published: 01 December 2017
... as an intellectual and literary historian, and suggests that his “convictions that ideas shape the course of history and that the study of literature allows readers to reconstruct that otherwise irrecoverable influence” are “out of favor among some scholars of American literature and culture” (4). Sharing with Van...