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The Resource Women on the verge : the culture of neurasthenia in nineteenth-century America, essays by Katherine Williams ... [et al.] ; with an introduction by Wanda M. Corn

Women on the verge : the culture of neurasthenia in nineteenth-century America, essays by Katherine Williams ... [et al.] ; with an introduction by Wanda M. Corn

Label
Women on the verge : the culture of neurasthenia in nineteenth-century America
Title
Women on the verge
Title remainder
the culture of neurasthenia in nineteenth-century America
Statement of responsibility
essays by Katherine Williams ... [et al.] ; with an introduction by Wanda M. Corn
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
NLM call number
  • 2005 O-334
  • WM 174
NLM item number
W872 2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Williams, Katherine
  • Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art and mental illness
  • Neurasthenia in art
  • Women in art
  • Painting, American
  • Women
  • Neurasthenia
  • Neurasthenia
  • History, 19th Century
  • Medicine in Art
  • Paintings
  • Women
Label
Women on the verge : the culture of neurasthenia in nineteenth-century America, essays by Katherine Williams ... [et al.] ; with an introduction by Wanda M. Corn
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Catalog of an exhibition at the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Nov. 11, 2004-Feb. 6, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-81) and index
Contents
American women and "nervousness" : neurasthenia then and now / Katherine Williams -- Rest for the weary : American nervousness and the aesthetics of repose / Zachary Ross -- Figuring the neurasthenic : Thomas Eakins, nervous illness, and gender in Victorian America / Kathleen Spies -- Reforming the lady : Charles Dana Gibson and the "new girl" / Amanda Glesmann -- American women, neurasthenia, and the art of doing nothing / Claire Perry
Control code
000151153
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
85 p.
Isbn
9780937031254
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004042173
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 151153
  • 157850
  • (OCoLC)ocm55108962
  • (OCoLC)55108962
Label
Women on the verge : the culture of neurasthenia in nineteenth-century America, essays by Katherine Williams ... [et al.] ; with an introduction by Wanda M. Corn
Publication
Note
Catalog of an exhibition at the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Nov. 11, 2004-Feb. 6, 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-81) and index
Contents
American women and "nervousness" : neurasthenia then and now / Katherine Williams -- Rest for the weary : American nervousness and the aesthetics of repose / Zachary Ross -- Figuring the neurasthenic : Thomas Eakins, nervous illness, and gender in Victorian America / Kathleen Spies -- Reforming the lady : Charles Dana Gibson and the "new girl" / Amanda Glesmann -- American women, neurasthenia, and the art of doing nothing / Claire Perry
Control code
000151153
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
85 p.
Isbn
9780937031254
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004042173
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 151153
  • 157850
  • (OCoLC)ocm55108962
  • (OCoLC)55108962

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