Victorian freaks : the social context of freakery in Britain
- edited by Marlene Tromp.
- Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2008.
- Physical description
- xiii, 328 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Tromp, Marlene, 1966-
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Even as you and I : freak shows and lay discourse on spectacular deformity / Heather McHold
- Freaklore : the dissemination, fragmentation, and reinvention of the legend of Daniel Lambert, king of fat men / Joyce L. Huff
- White wings and six-legged muttons : the freakish animal / Timothy Neil
- 'Poor Hoo Loo' : sentiment, stoicism, and the grotesque in British imperial medicine / Meegan Kennedy
- Elephant talk : language and enfranchisement in the Merrick case / Christine C. Ferguson
- The Missing Link and the Hairy Belle : Krao and the Victorian discourses of evolution, imperialism, and primitive sexuality / Nadja Durbach
- Empire and the Indian freak : the 'Miniature Man' from Cawnpore and the 'Marvellous Indian Boy' on tour in England / Marlene Tromp
- The Victorian mummy-fetish : H. Rider Haggard, Frank Aubrey, and the white mummy / Kelly Hurley
- Our bear women, ourselves : affiliating with Julia Pastrana / Rebecca Stern
- Queering the marriage plot : Wilkie Collins's the Law and the lady / Martha Stoddard Holmes
- Freaks that matter : the dolls' dressmaker, the doctor's assistant, and the limits of difference / Melissa Free
- A collaborative aesthetic : Levinas's idea of responsibility and the photographs of Charles Eisenmann and the late nineteenth-century freak-performer / Christopher R. Smit.
- Publication date
- 0814210864 (cloth)
- 9780814210864 (cloth)
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