❰PDF / Epub❯ ☉ Malaria and Victorian Fictions of Empire Author Jessica Howell – Heartforum.co.uk The impact of malaria on humankind has been profound Focusing on depictions of this iconic disease of empire in nineteenth century and postcolonial fiction, Jessica Howell shows that authors such as C The impact of malaria on humankind has been Victorian Fictions MOBI ñ profound Focusing on depictions of this iconic disease of empire in nineteenth century and postcolonial fiction, Jessica Howell shows that authors such as Charles Dickens, Henry James, H Rider Haggard, Olive Schreiner and Rudyard Kipling did not simply adopt the discourses of malarial containment and cure offered by colonial medicine Instead, these authors adapted and rewrote some Malaria and Epub / common associations with malarial images such as swamps, ruins, mosquitoes, blood, and fever They also made use of the unique potential of fiction by incorporating chronic, cyclical illness, bodily transformation and adaptation within the very structures of their novels Howell s study also examines the postcolonial literature of Amitav Ghosh and Derek Walcott, arguing that these authors use the multivalent and subversive potential of malaria in and Victorian Fictions PDF/EPUB é order to rewrite the legacies of colonial medicine.
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- Malaria and Victorian Fictions of Empire
- Jessica Howell
- 09 December 2019 Jessica Howell