The Resource Victorian freaks : the social context of freakery in Britain, edited by Marlene Tromp

Victorian freaks : the social context of freakery in Britain, edited by Marlene Tromp

Label
Victorian freaks : the social context of freakery in Britain
Title
Victorian freaks
Title remainder
the social context of freakery in Britain
Statement of responsibility
edited by Marlene Tromp
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QM691
LC item number
.V53 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2008 H-355
  • WZ 308
NLM item number
V645 2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tromp, Marlene
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abnormalities, Human
  • Freak shows
  • Human body
  • Congenital Abnormalities
  • History, 19th Century
  • Social Conditions
  • Missbildung
  • Ausstellung (Veranstaltung)
  • Mensch
  • Behinderung
  • Abnormalities, Human
  • Freak shows
  • Human body
  • Behinderung
  • Mensch
  • Missbildung
  • Ausstellung
  • Grossbritannien
  • Großbritannien
  • Great Britain
  • Großbritannien
Label
Victorian freaks : the social context of freakery in Britain, edited by Marlene Tromp
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Even as you and I : freak shows and lay discourse on spectacular deformity / Heather McHold -- Freaklore : the dissemination, fragmentation, and reinvention of the legend of Daniel Lambert, king of fat men / Joyce L. Huff -- White wings and six-legged muttons : the freakish animal / Timothy Neil -- "Poor Hoo Loo" : sentiment, stoicism, and the grotesque in British imperial medicine / Meegan Kennedy -- Elephant talk : language and enfranchisement in the Merrick case / Christine C. Ferguson -- The Missing Link and the Hairy Belle : Krao and the Victorian discourses of evolution, imperialism, and primitive sexuality / Nadja Durbach -- Empire and the Indian freak : the "Miniature Man" from Cawnpore and the "Marvellous Indian Boy" on tour in England / Marlene Tromp -- The Victorian mummy-fetish : H. Rider Haggard, Frank Aubrey, and the white mummy / Kelly Hurley -- Our bear women, ourselves : affiliating with Julia Pastrana / Rebecca Stern -- Queering the marriage plot : Wilkie Collins's The law and the lady / Martha Stoddard Holmes -- Freaks that matter : the dolls' dressmaker, the doctor's assistant, and the limits of difference / Melissa Free -- A collaborative aesthetic : Levinas's idea of responsibility and the photographs of Charles Eisenmann and the late nineteenth-century freak-performer / Christopher R. Smit
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 328 p.
Isbn
9780814210864
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007045057
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)180982652
  • (OCoLC)ocn180982652
Label
Victorian freaks : the social context of freakery in Britain, edited by Marlene Tromp
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Even as you and I : freak shows and lay discourse on spectacular deformity / Heather McHold -- Freaklore : the dissemination, fragmentation, and reinvention of the legend of Daniel Lambert, king of fat men / Joyce L. Huff -- White wings and six-legged muttons : the freakish animal / Timothy Neil -- "Poor Hoo Loo" : sentiment, stoicism, and the grotesque in British imperial medicine / Meegan Kennedy -- Elephant talk : language and enfranchisement in the Merrick case / Christine C. Ferguson -- The Missing Link and the Hairy Belle : Krao and the Victorian discourses of evolution, imperialism, and primitive sexuality / Nadja Durbach -- Empire and the Indian freak : the "Miniature Man" from Cawnpore and the "Marvellous Indian Boy" on tour in England / Marlene Tromp -- The Victorian mummy-fetish : H. Rider Haggard, Frank Aubrey, and the white mummy / Kelly Hurley -- Our bear women, ourselves : affiliating with Julia Pastrana / Rebecca Stern -- Queering the marriage plot : Wilkie Collins's The law and the lady / Martha Stoddard Holmes -- Freaks that matter : the dolls' dressmaker, the doctor's assistant, and the limits of difference / Melissa Free -- A collaborative aesthetic : Levinas's idea of responsibility and the photographs of Charles Eisenmann and the late nineteenth-century freak-performer / Christopher R. Smit
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 328 p.
Isbn
9780814210864
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007045057
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)180982652
  • (OCoLC)ocn180982652

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