By Ankhi Mukherjee
Aesthetic Hysteria is a deconstructive psychoanalytic examine of tension, utilizing literary texts to foreground a telling come across among growing to be discourses inside of English reviews: that of emotion/affect and trauma experiences. It brings jointly a number of educational foci - the historical past of drugs, aesthetic idea, 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 idea, 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