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Beyond the Physical:Exploring the Function of Disease in Selected Words of 19th- and 20th- Century French Literature

@inproceedings{Ricci2015BeyondTP,
  title={Beyond the Physical:Exploring the Function of Disease in Selected Words of 19th- and 20th- Century French Literature},
  author={Cassandra Maria Ricci},
  year={2015}
}
My thesis, Beyond the Physical, is a project that aims to investigate the function of disease in 19 and 20 century French literature through the analysis of the narrative techniques of three fictional novels and secondary sources. This work is an interdisciplinary study that combines the social and scientific aspects of Public Health with literary elements present in French and Francophone Studies. In La Cousine Bette (1847), a Realist novel by Honore de Balzac, Valerie Marneffe’s obsession… Expand