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Imagining monsters : miscreations of the self in eighteenth-century England / Dennis Todd.

Todd, Dennis, 1944- (författare)
ISBN 0226805557
Publicerad: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1995
Engelska xvii, 339 pages
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  • Machine derived contents note: Table of contents for Imagining monsters : miscreations of the self in eighteenth-century England / Dennis Todd. -- Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog -- Information from electronic data provided by the publisher. May be incomplete or contain other coding. -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Note -- 1. A New Whim Wham from Guildford -- 2. Doctors in Labor -- 3. Enthusiasm Delineated -- 4. We Beg Leave to Assure You That We Are, &c. -- 5. A Lump of Deformity -- 6. The Mighty Mother, and Her Son -- 7. What the Body Says -- Notes -- Index -- Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: English literature 18th century History and criticism, Self in literature, Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 Knowledge Psychology, Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 Knowledge Psychology, Impostors and imposture England History 18th century, Identity (Psychology) in literature, Literature Psychological aspects, Toft, Mary, 1703-1763 Influence, Mother and child in literature, Imagination in literature, Monsters in literature.
  • In 1726, an illiterate woman from Surrey named Mary Toft announced that she had given birth to 17 rabbits. This study recreates the story of this incident and shows how it illuminates 18th-century beliefs about the power of imagination and the problems of personal identity. 

Ämnesord

Self in literature.  (LCSH)
Identity (Psychology) in literature.  (LCSH)
Mother and child in literature.  (LCSH)
Imagination in literature.  (LCSH)
Monsters in literature.  (LCSH)
English literature  -- 18th century -- History and criticism. (LCSH)
Impostors and imposture  -- England -- History -- 18th century. (LCSH)
Literature  -- Psychology. (LCSH)
Literature.  (MeSH)
Abnormalities, Severe Teratoid.  (MeSH)
Identification, Psychological.  (MeSH)
Imagination.  (MeSH)
Self Concept.  (MeSH)
18.05 English literature.  (bcl)
English literature.  (fast)
Identity (Psychology) in literature.  (fast)
Imagination in literature.  (fast)
Impostors and imposture.  (fast)
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)  (fast)
Monsters in literature.  (fast)
Mother and child in literature.  (fast)
Psychology.  (fast)
Self in literature.  (fast)
Ich-Identität  (gnd)
Volksglaube  (gnd)
Imagination  (gnd)
Ungeheuer  (gnd)
Literatur  (gnd)
Monsters.  (gtt)
Engels.  (gtt)
Letterkunde.  (gtt)
Literature  -- Psychology. (fast)
England.  (fast)
Englisch.  (swd)
1700-1799  (fast)

Genre

Criticism, interpretation, etc.  (fast)
History.  (fast)

Personnamn

Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 -- Knowledge -- Psychology.
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 -- Knowledge -- Psychology.
Toft, Mary, 1703-1763 -- Influence.
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744.
Toft, Mary, 1703-1763.
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744.
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.
Toft, Mary, 1703-1763.
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744.
Toft, Mary, 1703-1763.

Klassifikation

PR448.S35 (LCC)
1998 E-980 (NLM)
PR 448.S35 (NLM)
820.9/353 (DDC)
18.05 (bcl)
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