- Title Pages
- Introduction: entrails and digestion in the eighteenth century
1The belly and the viscera of the capital city
2The intestinal labours of Paris
3Digesting in the long eighteenth century
4The soul in the entrails: the experience of the sick in the eighteenth century
5Sawney’s seat: the social imaginary of the London bog-house c.1660–c.1800
6Eighteenth-century paper: the readers’ digest
7‘Words have no smell’: faecal references in eighteenth-century French théâtre de société
8The legibility of the bowels: Lichtenberg’s excretory vision of Hogarth’s A Harlot’s Progress
9Parodies of pompous knowledge: treatises on farting
10Potbelly, paunch and innards: variations on the abdomen in Marivaux’s L’Homère travesti and Le Télémaque travesti
11Desire, disgust and indigestibility in John Cleland’s Memoirs of a Coxcomb
12Rotund bellies and double chins: Hogarth’s bodies
13Iconography of the belly: eighteenth-century satirical prints
14Visceral visions: art, pedagogy and politics in Revolutionary France
15The saints of the entrails and the bowels of the earth
- Select bibliography
- Bellies, bowels and entrails in the eighteenth century
- Rebecca Anne Barr, Sylvie Kleiman-Lafon, Sophie Vasset
- Manchester University Press
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