The Resource The most dreadful visitation : male madness in Victorian fiction, Valerie Pedlar, (electronic resource)

The most dreadful visitation : male madness in Victorian fiction, Valerie Pedlar, (electronic resource)

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The most dreadful visitation : male madness in Victorian fiction
Title
The most dreadful visitation
Title remainder
male madness in Victorian fiction
Statement of responsibility
Valerie Pedlar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Victorian literature is rife with scenes of madness, with mental disorder functioning as everything from a simple plot device to a commentary on the foundations of Victorian society. But while madness in Victorian fiction has been much studied, most scholarship has focused on the portrayal of madness in women; male mental disorder in the period has suffered comparative neglect. In 'The Most Dreadful Visitation' , Valerie Pedlar redresses the balance. This extraordinary study explores a wide range of Victorian writings to consider the relationship between the portrayal of mental illness in lite
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Pedlar, Valerie
Dewey number
823.8093561
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PN56.M45
LC item number
P43 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Liverpool English texts and studies
Series volume
46
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English fiction
  • Mental illness in literature
  • Men in literature
  • Men
Label
The most dreadful visitation : male madness in Victorian fiction, Valerie Pedlar, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1: Insurrection and Imagination: Idiocy and Barnaby Rudge; 2: Thwarted Lovers: Basil and Maud; 3: Wrongful Confinement, Sensationalism and Hard Cash; 4: Madness and Marriage; 5: The Zoophagous Maniac: Madness and Degeneracy in Dracula; Conclusion; Bibliography
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (192 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781846314186
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)380720
  • (OCoLC)476209839
  • (SSID)ssj0000071142
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11110034
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000071142
  • (PQKBWorkID)10070515
  • (PQKB)11640789
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000127426
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC380720
  • (UkCbUP)CR9781781387733
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000541223
Label
The most dreadful visitation : male madness in Victorian fiction, Valerie Pedlar, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1: Insurrection and Imagination: Idiocy and Barnaby Rudge; 2: Thwarted Lovers: Basil and Maud; 3: Wrongful Confinement, Sensationalism and Hard Cash; 4: Madness and Marriage; 5: The Zoophagous Maniac: Madness and Degeneracy in Dracula; Conclusion; Bibliography
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (192 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781846314186
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)380720
  • (OCoLC)476209839
  • (SSID)ssj0000071142
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11110034
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000071142
  • (PQKBWorkID)10070515
  • (PQKB)11640789
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000127426
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC380720
  • (UkCbUP)CR9781781387733
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000541223

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