Bodies and Things in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture

  • Katharina Boehm

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: Bodies and Things

    1. Katharina Boehm
      Pages 1-16
  3. Bodily Things and Thingly Bodies: Circumventing the Subject-Object Binary

  4. Spaces

  5. Practices

  6. Performances

  7. Epilogue

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
    2. Bill Brown
      Pages 221-228
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 229-254

About this book


This book provides fresh perspectives on the object world, embodied experience and materiality in nineteenth-century literature and culture. Contributors explore canonical works by Austen, Brontë, Dickens and James, alongside less-familiar texts and a range of objects including nineteenth-century automata, scrapbooks, museum exhibits and antiques.


Charles Dickens Cultural Studies culture English literature Jane Austen literary studies technology

Editors and affiliations

  • Katharina Boehm
    • 1
  1. 1.University of RegensburgGermany

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