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  Volume 34, Number 2, Fall 2016

Table of Contents

Articles

In Memoriam Richard Selzer (1928–2016)

pp. 239-241
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Introduction: Pathological Reading

pp. 242-251
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Two Kinds of “Literary Poison”: Diseases of the Learned and Overstimulating Novels in Georgian Britain

pp. 252-277
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Toxic Texts and Reading Remedies: Literary Medicine in Eighteenth-Century Print Cultures

pp. 278-298
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The Medical Dangers of Literary Genius

pp. 299-319
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Leaky Bodies, Bawdy Books: Gonorrhea and Reading in Eighteenth-Century Britain

pp. 320-340
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The Visceral Novel Reader and Novelized Medicine in Georgian Britain

pp. 341-369
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French Hoffmania: Théophile Gautier’s “Onuphrius” (1833) and the Critique of the Etiology of Pathological Reading

pp. 370-388
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Werther Goes Viral: Suicidal Contagion, Anti-Vaccination, and Infectious Sympathy

pp. 389-417
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Radical Contagion and Healthy Literature in Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine

pp. 418-439
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The Lazy Reader: Labor, Books, and Disease in Nineteenth-Century Germany

pp. 440-467
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The Discourse on Dangerous Reading in Nineteenth-Century Latvia

pp. 468-483
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  Reading Disorders: Pro-Eating Disorder Rhetoric and Anorexia Life-Writing

pp. 484-508
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Contributors

pp. 509-511
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Research Areas

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