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The Body in Illness and Health

Gorman, Anita G.

Published by Peter Lang Publishing Inc
ISBN 10: 0820419966 / ISBN 13: 9780820419961
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Title: The Body in Illness and Health

Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc

Binding: Hardcover

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Series: American University Studies Series 4: English Language and Literature. Num Pages: 212 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSB; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 241 x 165 x 19. Weight in Grams: 480. . 1993. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780820419961

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Synopsis: The Body in Illness and Health explores the ways in which Jane Austen depicts her characters' physicality, her use of themes and images of health and illness, and the attention she pays to hypochondria and hysteria in order to create comedy and define the norms of living.

About the Author: The Author: Anita G. Gorman, a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Queens College, City University of New York, earned a master's degree at the University of Wisconsin Madison and a doctorate at Kent State University. She currently teaches English at Slippery Rock University.

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