Literary Modernism, Bioscience, and Community in Early 20th Century Britain

  • Authors
  • Craig A. Gordon

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Craig A. Gordon
      Pages 1-20
  3. Germ Cultures: D. H. Lawrence and the Vital Question of the Tubercular Body

  4. Atoms Upon the Mind: Virginia Woolf and the Nervous Body at the Limit of Community

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 207-236

About this book


This book examines the relationship between the literary and bioscientific cultures of the period as a means of exploring the ways in which the comprehension and representation of the human body fundamentally shapes a variety of the period's communal and national visions.


20th century Great Britain Modernism

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