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Invalidism and Identity in Nineteenth-Century Britain

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Nineteenth-century Britain did not invent chronic illness, but its social climate allowed hundreds of men and women, from intellectuals to factory workers, to assume the identity of "invalid." Whether they suffered from a temporary condition or an incurable disease, many wrote about their experiences, leaving behind an astonishingly rich and Cited by:   Invalidism and Identity in Nineteenth-Century Britain by Maria H.

Frawley and The Idle Hours of an Invalidism and Identity in Nineteenth-Century Britain book appeared throughout the nineteenth century. This book is a study of what it meant to identify oneself as invalid in nineteenth-century Britain and of what the culture of invalidism tells us about a particular moment in literary Pages: ‎Nineteenth-century Britain did not invent chronic illness, but its social climate allowed hundreds of men and women, from intellectuals to factory workers, to assume the identity of “invalid.” Whether they suffered from a temporary condition or an incurable disease, many wrote about their experience.

Nineteenth-century Britain did not invent chronic illness, but its social climate allowed hundreds of men and women, from intellectuals to factory workers, to assume the identity of "invalid." Whether they suffered from a temporary condition or an incurable disease, many wrote about their experiences, leaving behind an astonishingly rich and varied record of disability in Victorian Britain.

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Nineteenth-century Britain did not invent chronic illness, but its social climate allowed hundreds of men and women, from intellectuals to factory workers, to assume the identity of “invalid.” Whether they suffered from a temporary condition or an incurable disease, many wrote about their experiences, leaving behind a rich and varied record of disability in Victorian Britain.

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medical history, esp. histories of transient diseases and illness culture. My major area of work, however, has been on Jane Austen as I have slowly developed a book proposal for a work titled Keywords of Jane Austen's Fiction. Maria H. Frawley,Invalidism and Identity in Nineteenth-Century Britain, in Modern Philology (November ): Jonathan Smith, Charles Darwin and Victorian Visual Culture, in Victorian Studies (Summer ): Nicola Bown, Fairies in Nineteenth-Century Art and Literature, and Pamela Thurschwell.

In the first half of the nineteenth century, the figure of the invalid assumed a kind of public visibility unparalleled in earlier periods of English history.

Charting the conditions that promoted this ascendancy, this chapter argues that the invalid assumed prominence because the figure apotheosized stasis. However “blessed” was the “borderland” that the invalid occupied, extended or.

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Invalidism and Identity in Nineteenth-Century Britain. Maria H. Frawley. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Pp. vii+ What does it mean to identify oneself as an invalid. How is this iden-tification expressed, shaped, and represented. Is there a difference between the experience of being ill and that of assuming the role of an invalid.

She is the author of Invalidism and Identity in Nineteenth-Century Britain (University of Chicago Press, ) as well as other books and articles on nineteenth-century women writers and socio-medical history. She is currently at work on a book on Jane Austen's keywords and on a project centered on identity and the culture of the copy in.

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