Aesthetic Hysteria: The Great Neurosis in Victorian by Ankhi Mukherjee

By Ankhi Mukherjee

Aesthetic Hysteria is a deconstructive psychoanalytic research of tension, utilizing literary texts to foreground a telling stumble upon among growing to be discourses inside of English stories: that of emotion/affect and trauma reviews. It brings jointly a number of educational foci - the heritage of medication, aesthetic concept, speech act thought, feminism, and gender and function stories. The learn makes use of its theoretical and philosophical wondering of a cultural phenomenon to interrogate the politics and ends of concept, and is well timed in addressing related anxieties dominating modern severe and cultural theory.

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