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A Biography of Loneliness: The History of an Emotion

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'A compassionate, wide-ranging study.' Terry Eagleton, The Guardian Despite 21st-century fears of a modern 'epidemic' of loneliness, its history has been sorely neglected. A Biography of Loneliness is the first history of its kind to be published in English, offering a radically new interpretation of loneliness as an emotional language and experience. Using letters and diaries, philosophical tracts, political discussions, and medical literature from the eighteenth century to the present, historian of the emotions Fay Bound ...

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A Biography of Loneliness: The History of an Emotion
2021, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198811350

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A Biography of Loneliness: The History of an Emotion
2019, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198811343

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