TITLE

Narrating Hysteria: Caleb Williams and the Cultural History of Nerves

AUTHOR(S)
Logan, Peter Melville
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Winter96, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p206
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Focuses on William Godwin's fictitious character Caleb Williams, where it uses the nervous body of the narrator to naturalize social criticism. Signs of the nervous body; Assumptions about nerves as a mechanical entity; Opening sentences of Caleb; Gender representations.
ACCESSION #
9606271214

 

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