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孤独の歴史

A Biography of Loneliness : The History of an Emotion

Alberti, Fay Bound

Oxford Univ Pr 2019/11
298 p. 23 cm   
装丁: Hrd    装丁について
テキストの言語: ENG    出版国: GB
ISBN: 9780198811343
KCN: 1034916084
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An interdisciplinary work that uses literature, medical history, philosophy and religion, as well as attending to modern debates in healthcare and social policy reform, this is the first book on the history of loneliness to be published in English.

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Despite 21st-century fears of an 'epidemic' of loneliness, its history has been neglected. This is the first book on the history of loneliness to be published in English.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Preface: No (Wo)man is an island Introduction: Loneliness as a 'modern epidemic' 1: When 'oneliness' became loneliness: the birth of a modern emotion 2: A 'disease of the blood'? The chronic loneliness of Sylvia Plath 3: Loneliness and lack: romantic love, from Wuthering Heights to Twilight 4: Widowhood and loss: from Thomas Turner to the Widow of Windsor 5: Instaglum? Social media and the making of online community 6: A 'ticking timebomb'? Rethinking loneliness in old age 7: Roofless and rootless: no place to call 'home' 8: Feeding the hunger. Materiality and the neglected lonely body 9: Lonely clouds and empty vessels. When loneliness is a gift Conclusion: reframing loneliness in a neoliberal age Further reading Appendix