The Male Body in Medicine and Literature
Edited by Andrew Mangham and Daniel Lea
Andrew Mangham is Associate Professor in Victorian Literature and Culture at the University of Reading, author of 'Dickens’s Forensic Realism: Truth, Bodies, Evidence' (Ohio State University Press, 2017) and 'Violent Women and Sensation Fiction: Crime, Medicine and Victorian Popular Culture' (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007), editor of 'The Cambridge Companion to Sensation Fiction' (Cambridge University Press, 2013) and co-editor of 'The Female Body in Medicine and Literature' (Liverpool University Press, 2011).
Daniel Lea is Professor of Contemporary Literature at Oxford Brookes University. He is the author of 'George Orwell: Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four' (Palgrave MacMillan, 2001), 'Graham Swift' (Manchester University Press, 2005) and 'Twenty-first Century Fiction: Contemporary British Voices' (Manchester University Press, 2016), and co-editor of 'Posting the Male: Masculinities in Post-War and Contemporary Writing' (Brill, 2003).
Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors 1. Introduction Andrew Mangham and Daniel Lea ENQUIRY AND EXPERIMENTATION 2. The Poetics of Anatomy: John Donne’s Dissection of the Male Body - Jamie McKinstry 3. The Black Male Body in Early African American Science Fiction: The Experimental Case of Sutton Griggs’s Imperium in Imperio - Marlene D. Allen 4. Miserrimus Dexter: Monstrous Forms of the Fin de Siècle - Katherine Angell 5. ‘Intellectual suicides’: The Man of Letters in Middlemarch - Christine Crockett Sharp WOUNDED AND PSYCHOPATHOLOGIZED BODIES 6. The Male Wound in Fin de Siècle Poetry - Sarah Parker 7. The Cacophony of Disaster: The Metaphorical Body of Sound in Don DeLillo’s Falling Man - Inbar Kaminsky 8. ‘Human nature is remorseless’ : Masculinity, Medical Science and Nervous Conditions in Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway - Avishek Parui 9. ‘A man must make himself’: Hypochondria in Maria Edgeworth’s Ennui - Robin Runia FEAR, CONFUSION AND CONTAGION 10. ‘Sons of Belial’: Contaminated/Contaminating Victorian Male Bodies - Lesley A. Hall 11. Syphilis and Sociability: The Impolite Bodies of Two Gentlemen, James Boswell (1740-1795) and Sylas Neville (1741-1840) - Leigh Wetherall-Dickson 12. ‘’Tis My Father’s Fault’: Tristram Shandy and Paternal Imagination - Jenifer Buckley 13. Southern Gothic and the Queer Male Body - Thomas Lawrence Long Index
"This volume will make an original and distinctive contribution to the fields of masculinities, gender studies, history of medicine, disabilities studies, literature, and studies of the body."
Joanne Ella Parsons, Bath Spa University
Size: 239 x 163 mm
Publication: April 30, 2018
Series: Liverpool English Texts and Studies 72