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Hysteria, hypnotism, the spirits, and pornography : fin-de-siècle cultural discourses in the decadent Rachilde

Author: Michael R Finn
Publisher: Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the life and fiction of the French decadent writer Rachilde (pen name of Marguerite Eymery), using her as a case study to examine the impact late nineteenth-century theories about female  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Rachilde; Rachilde; Rachilde; Rachilde; Rachilde; Rachilde.; Rachilde.; Rachilde; Rachilde
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael R Finn
ISBN: 9780874130676 0874130670
OCLC Number: 277040917
Description: 285 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Rachilde, née Marguerite Eymery --
Doctors, hysteria, and degeneracy --
Magnetism and hypnotism --
Spirits and possessions --
Rachilde and the erotic literature of her time --
Writing from possession.
Responsibility: Michael R. Finn.
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