Romanticism, Medicine, and the Poet's Body
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2007 M01 1 - 166 pages
James Allard restores the physical body to its proper place in Romantic studies by exploring the status of the human body during the period. He documents the way medical discourse consolidates a body susceptible to medical authority that is then represented in the works of the Romantic era poets.
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