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Author Gilbert, Pamela K., author
Title Victorian skin : surface, self, history / Pamela K. Gilbert
Imprint Ithaca, New York ; London : Cornell University Press, [2019]
©2019
book jacket
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 Chinese Lit.&Phi. Lib.  873.297 G445    AVAILABLE    30580003484057
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  820.93561 G375 2019    AVAILABLE  -  30500101561267
Descript xi, 434 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 397-416) and index
"A wide-ranging, interdisciplinary study, Victorian Skin traces a history of the body's surface in the nineteenth century. It offers an expository study of skin in medical, philosophical, and literary writing in the long nineteenth century, and it also explores how literary realism is imbricated in changing beliefs about the signifying and perceptive function of the body's surface"-- Provided by publisher
The self as surface -- Permeability : out and in -- Alienated and alienating -- Inscriptions
Link Online version: Gilbert, Pamela K. Victorian skin. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019 9781501731600 (DLC) 2019004427
Subject English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Skin in literature
Realism in literature
Skin -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
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