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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 (2017) 89 (3): 557–590.
Published: 01 September 2017
... for global health today. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 history of medicine cholera gothic literature nineteenth century Modern epidemiology, public health, and global health all trace their origins to one moment. It is one of the best-known stories in medical history. In 1854...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 583–610.
Published: 01 September 2014
... a trust-like power over almost the entire terrain of US health care and thereby significantly improve the income and status of those it represented. Historian James Burrow (1977, 16) designates 1900 as the year of the most important “event in the social history of American medicine...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 629–654.
Published: 01 December 2021
...-Modernist Critiques of Eugenics and Medical Segregation .” Modernism/modernity 24 , no. 3 : 507 – 25 . Warner John . 2014 . “ The Fielding H. Garrison Lecture: The Aesthetic Grounding of Modern Medicine .” Bulletin of the History of Medicine 88 , no. 1 : 1 – 47 . Weingarten...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 183–185.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., and feminist studies, not to mention the confusing array of disability studies, history of medicine, health and medical humanities, and bioethics . . . But bear in mind, dear reader: you must journey through reading literature to get there. ...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 419–445.
Published: 01 September 2013
... into the Natural History of Medicine among the Indians in North-America . Philadelphia : Joseph Crukshank . ———. 1981 . Benjamin Rush’s Lectures on the Mind . Edited by Carlson Eric T. Wollock Jeffrey L. Noel Patricia S. . Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society . Smith-Rosenberg...
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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 (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 (2020) 92 (4): 723–735.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of the Plantationocene. Turning to the historical revolutionary figure of François Makandal, the essay explores alternative knowledge systems that help us to understand modes of human-environmental connection, semiotics of relation, and text networks of literature and oral history. These alternative ways of knowing...
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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 (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 (2008) 80 (3): 527–554.
Published: 01 September 2008
... account, see Norman Howard- Jones, “A Critical Study of the Origins and Early Development of Hypo- dermic Medication,” Journal of the History of Medicine 2 (spring 1947): 201–49. 20 According to Silas Weir Mitchell, “insatiate commerce” had compro- mised mental...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 881–884.
Published: 01 December 2017
... 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 Engen and Wisecup both...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Later, Peter is poisoned by Tom, who decides to feed Peter the quack medicine his aunt has been administering to him. When last we see Peter, the medicine has so overcome his body that he makes strange noises and moves in a violent and erratic manner. Importantly Peter is not a singular case in Tom’s...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 513–541.
Published: 01 September 2020
... initially by immunity itself. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 HIV/AIDS flexibility cathexis Snow Crash The Blood Artists Retroviruses: pathogens that might have been invented by science fiction. The greater the advances of modern medicine, the more urgent our need...