from Sorensen Books : Your Vancouver Island Bookshop

New Arrivals

No cover image available

Reluctant Genius

by Charlotte Gray

Seller
Sorensen Books : Your Vancouver Island Bookshop
Published
1/1/2007
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780006394761
Item Price
$7.63

Show Details

Description:
Condition: clean copy. Content: This is the story of Bells' intense relationship with his wife, a deaf woman from an aristocratic Boston family, and chronicles the many discoveries that paved the way for future technological innovation. 468 pages, sources, index.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$7.63
cover of Nerves and Narratives: A Cultural History of Hysteria in 19th-Century British Prose

Show Details

Description:
The British middle class of the early nineteenth century was defined by its nervous complaints—hysteria, hypochondria, vapours, melancholia, and other maladies. Peter Melville Logan explores the link between medical theories of nervous physiology and narrative issues central to the literary writing of the period. He examines the assumption, implicit in medical thinking at the time, that the nervous body—unlike its… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$14.46