Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Aging in Nineteenth-Century Culture
|Series title:||Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $145.00|
| Book Description: |
This essay collection develops new perspectives on constructions of old age in literary, legal, scientific and periodical cultures of the nineteenth century. Rigorously interdisciplinary, the book places leading researchers of old age in nineteenth-century literature in dialogue with experts from the fields of cultural, legal and social history. It revisits the origins of many modern debates about aging in the nineteenth century - a period that saw the emergence of cultural and...