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作者 McDonagh, Patrick
書名 Idiocy : a cultural history / Patrick McDonagh
出版項 Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2008
國際標準書號 9781846310959 (hbk.)
1846310954 (hbk.)
9781846310966 (pbk.)
1846310962 (pbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  HV3008.G7 M135 2008    在架上    30530001033877
 民族所圖書館  RC570 .M39 2008    在架上    30520020728995
說明 xiii, 369 p. ; 24 cm
系列 Representations: health, disability, culture and society
Representations (Liverpool, England)
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. [338]-359) and index
Introduction: idiocy, culture and human relations -- 'Stripping our own hearts naked': William Wordsworth and John Wilson read 'The idiot boy' -- A 'pupil of innocent nature!' The wild boy of Aveyron goes to Paris -- Diminished men: masculinity and idiocy -- Essential women: femininity and idiocy -- Holy fools, witty fools, depraved fools: folly, innocence and sin -- History, society, economy: holy fools and idiots come home in nineteenth-century literature -- Barnaby Rudge, idiocy and paternalism: assisting the 'poor idiot' -- Innocence, philanthropy and economics: the new 'asylum' idiot -- Sensational idiocy -- 'The sins of the fathers': idiocy, evolution and degeneration -- Danger and degeneracy: the threat of the urban idiot -- The problem of the feeble-minded: the Royal Commission, eugenics and eternal chaos
主題 Mental Retardation -- history -- Great Britain
History, 19th Century -- Great Britain
Medicine in Literature -- Great Britain
Mentally Disabled Persons -- history -- Great Britain
Social Conditions -- history -- Great Britain
Mental retardation -- Social aspects -- History
Mental retardation -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Learning disabilities -- Social aspects -- History
Mental retardation in literature -- History
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