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Published: 29 June 2020

240 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198850038

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The Science of Starving in Victorian Literature, Medicine, and Political Economy

Andrew Mangham

  • A new focus on the medical and physiological aspects of Victorian hunger
  • Provides original readings of the works of Charles Kingsley, Elizabeth Gaskell, and Charles Dickens
  • Offers an interdisciplinary study in which the epistemological and discursive links between medicine and literature are explored