Gothic Remains

Corpses, Terror and Anatomical Culture, 1764–1897

Laurence Talairach

Gothic Remains

Laurence Talairach

Distributed for University of Wales Press

320 pages | 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
Cloth $96.00 ISBN: 9781786834607 Will Publish January 2020 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only
Contents
Acknowledgements Introduction Rattling Bones: The Skeleton in the Trunk The Chamber of Horrors: Anatomical Models and the Gothic Body-snatching The Pandemonium of Chimeras: The Medical Museum Death Misdiagnosed: Gothic Live Burials Epilogue Notes
Review Quotes
Martin Willis, Cardiff University
 "Gothic Remains is a wonderful example of detailed interdisciplinary work in action. Laurence Talairach provides an utterly convincing argument of the imbrication of gothic literary culture with medical anatomy. In doing so, she reshapes the genre and adds significantly to the ever-growing body of scholarly work on romanticism and the sciences."
Andrew Mangham, University of Reading
"Gothic Remains offers a well-written, balanced, and informative overview of the rise of the medical gothic; its penetrative, interdisciplinary readings explore the long nineteenth century's reassessment of medical knowledge and its impact on questions of truth, materiality and humanity. This work will be of value to a wide range of scholars interested in literature, gothic, and the medical humanities."
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