Neurology and Literature, 1860–1920

  • Anne Stiles

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About this book


This collection demonstrates how late-Victorian and Edwardian neurology and fiction shared common philosophical concerns and rhetorical strategies. Between 1860 and 1920 witnessed unprecedented interdisciplinary collaboration between scientists and artists, finding common ground in the prevailing intellectual climate of biological determinism.


brain emotion English literature fiction neurology rhetoric trauma Victorian era

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  • Anne Stiles
    • 1
  1. 1.Washington State UniversityPullmanUSA

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