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On hysteria : the invention of a medical category between 1670 and 1820, Sabine Arnaud

Label
On hysteria : the invention of a medical category between 1670 and 1820
Title
On hysteria
Title remainder
the invention of a medical category between 1670 and 1820
Statement of responsibility
Sabine Arnaud
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Arnaud, Sabine
Dewey number
616.85/24
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC532
LC item number
.A7613 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2015 K-656
  • WM 11 GF7
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hysteria
  • Hysteria
  • Hysteria
  • Hysteria
  • Hysteria in literature
  • Hysteria
  • History, 17th Century
  • History, 18th Century
  • History, 19th Century
  • Hysteria
  • Hysteria in literature
  • Hysteria
  • France
  • France
Label
On hysteria : the invention of a medical category between 1670 and 1820, Sabine Arnaud
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-342) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Names and uses of a diagnosis -- The establishment of hysteria as a medical category -- An intermingling of terms -- First occurrences of the term "hysteria" -- Vaporous affection and social class -- Encounters between medical and religious spheres -- In search of metaphors: figuring what cannot be defined -- A catalog of images: Proteus, the chameleon, and the hydra -- Repeated quotations, divergent readings -- The writing of a pathology and practices of dissemination -- Dialogue -- Autobiography -- Fictional correspondence -- The epistolary consultation -- Anecdotes -- Code, truth, or ruse? the vapors in the republic of letters -- Well-timed fits -- The practice of vapors -- The force of the imagination -- Relating fits and creating enigmas: the role of narrative -- Bodies awaiting exegesis -- The rise of medical narrative -- In the shadow of a gothic tale -- Traps and countertraps -- The construction of secrets -- Adopting roles and redefining medicine -- To mystify or to demystify? establishing the role of the therapist -- Magnetism, parodies, and mystification: the art of framing a therapeutic -- Practice -- Strategies of legitimation and definitions of the patient to come -- Investing in women -- Conclusion
Control code
000154995
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 351 pages
Isbn
9780226275543
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014049382
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 154995
  • (OCoLC)898717423
Label
On hysteria : the invention of a medical category between 1670 and 1820, Sabine Arnaud
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-342) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Names and uses of a diagnosis -- The establishment of hysteria as a medical category -- An intermingling of terms -- First occurrences of the term "hysteria" -- Vaporous affection and social class -- Encounters between medical and religious spheres -- In search of metaphors: figuring what cannot be defined -- A catalog of images: Proteus, the chameleon, and the hydra -- Repeated quotations, divergent readings -- The writing of a pathology and practices of dissemination -- Dialogue -- Autobiography -- Fictional correspondence -- The epistolary consultation -- Anecdotes -- Code, truth, or ruse? the vapors in the republic of letters -- Well-timed fits -- The practice of vapors -- The force of the imagination -- Relating fits and creating enigmas: the role of narrative -- Bodies awaiting exegesis -- The rise of medical narrative -- In the shadow of a gothic tale -- Traps and countertraps -- The construction of secrets -- Adopting roles and redefining medicine -- To mystify or to demystify? establishing the role of the therapist -- Magnetism, parodies, and mystification: the art of framing a therapeutic -- Practice -- Strategies of legitimation and definitions of the patient to come -- Investing in women -- Conclusion
Control code
000154995
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 351 pages
Isbn
9780226275543
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014049382
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 154995
  • (OCoLC)898717423

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