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Creating romantic obsession : scorpions in the mind / Kathleen Béres Rogers.

Author/creator Rogers, Kathleen Béres author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]
Descriptionxiii, 206 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Palgrave studies in literature, science and medicine
Palgrave studies in literature, science, and medicine.
Contents Introduction. Scorpions in the mind -- Vigilia and the science of the mind in William Godwin's Caleb Williams and Charles Brockden Brown's Edgar Huntly, or memoirs of a sleepwalker -- Intellectual monomania and enthusiasm in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Mary Hays's Memoirs of Emma Courtney -- The stings of love: erotomania and nymphomania in John Keats's Isabella, or the pot of basil and Charlotte Dacre's The passions -- Revolutiana and the sublime in George Gleig's Subaltern, Lord Byron's Siege of Corinth, and Joanna Baillie's Count Basil -- Ideality and art is Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "Rime of the ancient mariner" and Edgar Allan Poe's "Berenice" and "The tell-tale heart" -- Coda. From scorpions to spiders in A.S. Byatt's Possession.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formElectronic version: Rogers, Kathleen Béres. Creating romantic obsession. Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, 2019 9783030139889
Genre/formCriticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN3030139875 hardback

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