The Uncovered Illness in Charlotte Temple: Sociopathy and Society

Track:
SIRP
What:
SIRP
When:
1:00 PM, Friday 8 Nov 2019 (1 hour 15 minutes)
Where:
Southdown
Discussion:
0
Recent publications suggest greater possibilities for overlap between medical and revolutionary literatures. This presentation focuses on how the expectations and restraints that 18th-century society had for women create the environment for Mademoiselle La Rue to fully develop Antisocial Personality Disorder and become the villainous seducer in Susanna Rowson’s Charlotte Temple.
Participant
University of Tampa

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