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Published: 04 August 2011

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780199743476

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Miraculous Plagues

An Epidemiology of Early New England Narrative

Cristobal Silva

  • Will appeal to scholars with a focus on literature and early American history, in addition to the growing subfield of literature & medicine
  • Puts forward an innovative approach that introduces epidemiology as an analytic category for literary criticism
  • Features an epilogue that reveals how early American epidemiology relates to the contemporary representation of HIV/AIDS epidemiology