By Ankhi Mukherjee
Aesthetic Hysteria is a deconstructive psychoanalytic examine of anxiety, utilizing literary texts to foreground a telling come across among starting to be discourses inside of English reports: that of emotion/affect and trauma stories. It brings jointly numerous educational foci - the heritage of drugs, aesthetic conception, speech act idea, feminism, and gender and function stories. The learn 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 related 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