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Victorian literature and the anorexic body

by Anna Krugovoy Silver

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • Anorexia nervosa in literature,
    • Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
    • Eating disorders in literature,
    • Body, Human, in literature,
    • Body image in literature,
    • Sex role in literature,
    • Appetite in literature,
    • Hunger in literature,
    • Women in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-216) and index.

      StatementAnna Krugovoy Silver.
      SeriesCambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture ;, 36
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR468.A58 S55 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 220 p. ;
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3569268M
      ISBN 100521816025
      LC Control Number2002070883

        Popular Literature, Authorship and the Occult in Late Victorian Britain by Andrew McCann, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Unlike much feminist literature on eating disorders, its emphasis is metatheoretical: rather than taking the anorexic body itself as object of enquiry, the thesis focuses on the effects of theory about anorexia. It investigates the underlying structure of dominant discourses about anorexia and, using a feminist genealogical methodology.

        In her book Victorian Literature and the Anorexic Body, Anna Krugovoy Silver shows how the economic and social realities of 19 th-century England conspired to idealize female slenderness. analysis of the anorexic logic at work in Victorian literature and culture. While Victorian Literature and the Anorexic Body could have done more to push the boundaries of the field, it does provide an astute and detailed reading of the theme of anorexia within Victorian fiction. Lisa Brocklehank Brown University Victorian Review.

      The Victorian Male Body offers an intriguing and provocative variety of approaches to masculinity studies in Victorian literature. - Jennifer Fuller, Idaho State University–Idaho Falls, Victorian Periodicals Review, Vol Number 2, Summer The Victorian Male Body provides a fascinating and erudite assessment of the white middle-class Victorian male body . Personal business: character and commerce in Victorian literature and culture. Posting it: the Victorian revolution in letter-writing. Rethinking Victorian culture. Sexual anarchy: gender and culture at the fin de siècle. Victorian Literature and Culture. Victorian literature and the anorexic body. The Victorian parlour. The Victorians and.


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Silver argues that anorexia nervosa, first diagnosed inserves as a paradigm for the cultural ideal of middle-class womanhood in Victorian Britain. In addition, Silver relates these literary expressions to the representation of women's bodies in the conduct books, beauty manuals and other non-fiction prose of the period, contending that Cited by:   Victorian Literature and the Anorexic Body convincingly shows that the paradigms of anorexia are at work in almost every Victorian text [T]his book provides a readable and straightforward account and a helpful summary of the literature on anorexia and Victorianism." Kirstie Blair, St.

Peter's College, Oxford, George Eliot-George Henry Lewes Cited by:   Silver argues that anorexia nervosa, first diagnosed inserves as a paradigm for the cultural ideal of middle-class womanhood in Victorian Britain.

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Arabella appeals to Jude’s physical body, and Sue to his mind and intellect. Their narrative function is clearly, which Langland writes, ‘to unmask the deep-seated assumptions which baffle Jude’s hopes. Femininity, Crime and Self-Defence in Victorian Literature and Society: From Dagger-Fans to Suffragettes.Victorian literature is literature, mainly written in English, during the reign of Queen Victoria (–) (the Victorian era).It was preceded by Romanticism and followed by the Edwardian era (–).

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