By Ankhi Mukherjee
Aesthetic Hysteria is a deconstructive psychoanalytic research of anxiety, utilizing literary texts to foreground a telling come upon among starting to be discourses inside of English experiences: that of emotion/affect and trauma stories. It brings jointly numerous educational foci - the historical past of medication, aesthetic thought, speech act conception, feminism, and gender and function reports. The research makes use of its theoretical and philosophical wondering of a cultural phenomenon to interrogate the politics and ends of concept, and is well timed in addressing comparable anxieties dominating modern severe and cultural theory.
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Aesthetic Hysteria: The Great Neurosis in Victorian Melodrama and Contemporary Fiction (Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory) by Ankhi Mukherjee