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Political Animals: Somerville and Ross and Percy French on Edwardian Ireland

Julie Anne Stevens

in Synge and Edwardian Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609888
eISBN:
9780191731778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609888.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the use of animals in popular comic material of the early 1900s by women writers, Somerville and Ross, and entertainer, Percy French. It considers two Irish R.M. stories and ... More


Henry Head’s Wince

Tiffany Watt Smith

in On Flinching: Theatricality and Scientific Looking from Darwin to Shell Shock

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198700937
eISBN:
9780191770487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198700937.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Drama

Chapter Three investigates the neurologist Henry Head’s flinches and winces in his experiment with W. H. Rivers, in which Head severed the radial nerve of his left arm and charted the slow and ... More


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