Among the 19 paper are discussions of the body politic and the citizen's health in the creation of the American republic 1774-93, women doctors in 19th-century America, exploring women's mental health in the writings of Silas Weir Mitchell
, insanity and the dark symbolic Other in Lynd Ward's woodcut novel Madman's Drum, and mountaintop removal in Ann Pancake's Strange As This Weather Has Been.
Silas Weir Mitchell
was an American physician-neurologist and author (1829-1914).
In addition to the discussion of Higginson, Fuller does an outstanding job outlining the profound emotional effects of the war: Dickinson's odd poems of the wartime period receive excellent treatment, as does Herman Melville's underrated collection "Battle-Pieces:' The quirky Silas Weir Mitchell
, the doctor who established the term "shell-shock" is well covered here, including his even quirkier tale "The Case of George Dedlow"; and the book ends with a discussion of emerging views of Heaven and the afterlife (though I think even more theological insight on these matters could strengthen this section).
Nick Burkhardt David Giuntoli Hank Griffin Russell Hornsby Juliette Silverton Bitsie Tulloch Monroe Silas Weir Mitchell
El neurologo estadounidense Silas Weir Mitchell
, en 1872, acuno el termino <<miembro fantasma>> para describir las sensaciones de los soldados con miembros mutilados durante la Guerra de Secesion.
The book is divided into nine parts, covering; Contact, Pleasure, Pain, Male Bonding, Women's Touch, Control, Uncommon Touch, Tactile Therapies, and Touch and Technology, and each one is populated by writings from authors as diverse as Silas Weir Mitchell
(the nineteenth century neurologist who pioneered the 'rest cure method'), Donna Harraway and Klaus Theweleit.
Also published were The Midge by Henry Cuyler Bunner, a graceful novelette by the poet-editor of Puck; Indian Summer, a romantic novel set in Florence, Tuscan Cities, a travel book, and The Garroters, a farcical play, all by William Dean Howells; Princess Casamassima, a novel by Henry James in which he uncovered the social ferment underlying the surface placidity of upper-class life in London; and Hugh Wynne by Silas Weir Mitchell
, a noted Philadelphia physician and neurologist, partly a historical romance, partly a novel of psychology, first appearing as a serial in Century Magazine.
The Yellow Wallpaper draws on Charlotte Stetson's experience with famed Philadelphia physician Silas Weir Mitchell