Anonymous Connections: The Body and Narratives of the Social by Tina Young Choi PDF

By Tina Young Choi

ISBN-10: 0472119729

ISBN-13: 9780472119721

Anonymous Connections asks how the Victorians understood the moral, epistemological, and organic implications of social belonging and participation. in particular, Tina Choi considers the methods nineteenth-century reporters, novelists, scientific writers, and social reformers took good thing about spatial frames-of-reference in a social panorama reworking as a result of extreme urbanization and enlargement. New modes of transportation, moving city demographics, and the specter of epidemics emerged in this interval as nameless and involuntary different types of touch among unseen multitudes. whereas prior paintings at the early Victorian social physique have tended to explain the nineteenth-century social sphere in static political and sophistication phrases, Choi’s paintings charts new severe terrain, redirecting realization to the productive—and unpredictable—spaces among person our bodies in addition to to the recent narrative kinds that emerged to symbolize them. Anonymous Connections makes an important contribution to scholarship on nineteenth-century literature and British cultural and scientific heritage whereas supplying a well timed exam of the historic forebears to trendy matters concerning the cultural and political effect of globalization.

 

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