Le Fanu’s ‘Carmilla’, Ireland, and Diseased Vision

Martin Willis

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    This chapter considers how Sheridan Le Fanu’s short story ‘Carmilla’ uses and transforms contemporary understandings of disease to investigate the relationship between infection and national identity – particularly the varied identities of Ireland and the Irish in the 1870s.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLiterature and Science: Essays and Studies 2008
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008


    • literature and science
    • sheridan le fanu
    • disease


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