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Romanticism and Colonial Disease (Medicine and Culture)

by Alan Bewell

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colonization & independence,
  • History Of Medicine,
  • Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: 19th century,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • Medical,
  • History - General History,
  • English,
  • History: American,
  • British Empire,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • World - Colonial Studies,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / European,
  • Diseases in literature,
  • Epidemiology,
  • Colonies,
  • Diseases,
  • Great Britain,
  • Romanticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9678466M
    ISBN 100801862256
    ISBN 109780801862250

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" Romanticism and Colonial Disease is a superb book and indispensable to anyone seeking to understand either Romanticism or the medical aspects of colonial expansion." (Mark Harrison Bulletin of the History of Medicine)Cited by: In Romanticism and Colonial Disease, Alan Bewell focuses on the British response to colonial disease as medical and literary writers, in a period roughly from the end of the eighteenth century to the middle of the nineteenth century, grappled to understand this new world of disease.

Bewell finds this literature characterized by increasing anxiety about the global dimensions of disease and the. In Romanticism and Colonial Disease, Alan Bewell focuses on the British response to colonial disease as medical and literary writers, in a period roughly from the.

-- Susan Craddock Historical Geography Romanticism and Colonial Disease is a superb book and indispensable to anyone seeking to understand either Romanticism or the medical aspects of colonial expansion.

Book Description This volume examines Romantic literary discourse in relation to colonial politics and the peoples and places with which the British were increasingly coming into : FulfordKitson. Romanticism and Colonial Disease is remorselessly global and general, taking a long view that includes the full eighteenth century, from Addison to Wordsworth, and never settling on the mystifying pietism of Gemeinschaft and other völkisch notions.

Romanticism and Colonial Disease. By Alan Bewell. (Medicine & Culture) Baltimore, MD, and London: Johns Hopkins University Press. xv + pp. 35 [pounds sterling]. It investigates topics from slavery to tropical disease, religion and commodity production, in a wide range of writers from Edmund Burke to Hannah More, William Blake to Phyllis Wheatley, Olaudah Equiano This volume examines Romantic literary discourse in relation to colonial politics and the peoples and places with which the British were increasingly coming into contact.3/5(3).

Romanticism and Colonial Disease is new historicism at its best. Packed with detailed and original research, it refocuses the Romantic movement in a completely unexpected way, demanding that we re-think the literature with which we thought we were : Tim Fulford.

" Romanticism and Colonial Disease is a superb book and indispensable to anyone seeking to understand either Romanticism or the medical aspects of colonial expansion." (Mark Harrison Bulletin of the History of Medicine)Author: Prof Alan Bewell.

Romanticism and Colonial Disease is a superb book and indispensable to anyone seeking to understand either Romanticism or the medical aspects of colonial expansion. Romanticism and Colonial Disease is certainly one of the most significant works of Author: Alan Bewell.

Romanticism and Colonial Disease. By Alan Bewell. After an eye-opening introduction, the book narrows to Bewell's perceptive, though somewhat uneven, analysis of the major literary works of the Romantic era, which were produced in a climate where not only disease, but silence about who was causing disease, raged.

-- Neil Vickers, The Wordsworth Circle "Romanticism and Colonial Disease is a superb book and indispensable to anyone seeking to understand either Romanticism or the medical aspects of colonial expansion." -- Mark Harrison, Bulletin of the History of Medicine "Bewell offers romanticists a new orientation rich with exciting possibilities.

Romanticism and Colonial Disease examines the development of the field of medical geography, tracing the cultural meaning of various disease theories focused on climate, topography (disease landscapes), diet, habit, gender, and of course race.

Romanticism and colonialism: texts, contexts, issues Tim Fulford and Peter J. Kitson The publication in of Jerome J. McGann’sThe Romantic Ideology precipitated a return to historical and political readings of the Romantic period. Critics began to analyse ideas of ideology, class and gender in an attempt to deconstruct previous notions ofFile Size: KB.

The relationships between literary discourse and colonial politics have been the subject of much critical investigation since the publication of Edward Said's orientalism.

Yet although much has been written about the forms these relationships took in the early modern period and in the nineteenth century, the Romantic period has been comparatively neglected. Buy the Paperback Book Romanticism and Colonial Disease by Alan Bewell atCanada's largest bookstore.

Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. " Romanticism and Colonial Disease is a superb book and indispensable to anyone seeking to understand either Romanticism or the medical aspects of colonial expansion." — Mark Harrison - Bulletin of the History of Medicine.

Romanticism and Colonial Disease: : Alan Bewell: Books. Skip to main content. & Mail Best Sellers New York Times Best Sellers Best Books of the Month Children's Books Textbooks Kindle Books Audible Audiobooks Livres en français. -- Timothy Morton, Romantic Circles Reviews, "Romanticism and Colonial Disease is a superb book and indispensable to anyone seeking to understand either Romanticism or the.

The book traces colonial disease as both figure and reality in travel journals, diaries, medical treatises, prose, and poetry of the eighteenth century and the Romantic period.

It focuses on the rising British anxiety about colonial disease from the mid-eighteenth through the mid-nineteenth century.countering new disease was a reality of British colonial experience, a reality as well as a metaphor mapped onto colonial landscapes. His thorough historical study of British experience of colonial disease seeks to address the tremendous cost of colo-nization to the British and its impact on Romantic writers.

In Bewell's readings.This book explores Romanticism as a force that exerts an insistent but critically neglected pressure on the postcolonial imagination. From the decolonizing poetics of the Caribbean to the white writing of South Africa, from the aesthetics of post-imperial disappointment to postcolonial theory itself, it develops an account of the textual and philosophical interpenetration of postcolonial.