Embodied: Victorian Literature and the Senses

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Author: William A. Cohen
Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press
Pages: 200
Language: english
Year: 2008
ISBN 10: 0816650136
ISBN 13: 9780816650132
Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

What does it mean to be human? British writers in the Victorian period found a surprising answer to this question. What is human, they discovered, is nothing more or less than the human body itself. In literature of the period,...