Table of contents for The fasting girl : a true Victorian medical mystery / Michelle Stacey.


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CONTENTS

PREFACE: THE HUNGER ARTIST, 1

ONE: THE ACCIDENT, 5

TWO: LA GRANDE HYSTÉRIE, 37

THREE: "DEAD AND YET ALIVE!", 71

FOUR: DR. HAMMOND'S WAR, 102

FIVE: THE NERVOUS AMERICAN, 132

SIX: FEEDING ON AIR, 160

SEVEN: PURE HUNGER, 187

EIGHT: FROM SOUL TO MIND, 219

NINE: "A MYSTERY TO THIS DAY", 249

TEN: HYSTERIA'S ECHO, 278

ELEVEN: THE : OF THE ENIGMA, 300

Notes, 317

Bibliography, 329

Acknowledgments, 335


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Fancher, Mary J., -- b. 1848.
Eating disorders -- Patients -- Biography.
Compulsive behavior -- Case studies.
Women -- Mental health.
Anxiety in women.