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Victorian Medicine and Popular Culture free pdf This collection of essays explores the rise of scientific medicine and its impact on Victorian popular culture. Chapters include an examination of Dickens's involvement with hospital funding, concerns over milk purity and the theatrical portrayal of drug addiction, plus a whole section devoted to medicine in crime fiction.

About Louise Penner

Louise Penner is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Her research and teaching focus on Victorian literature and culture, interdisciplinary medical humanities, and letter writing practices in eighteenth-century literature and culture. She is the author of Victorian Medicine and Popular Culture: Florence Nightingale among the Novelists (2010). Tabitha Sparks is an Associate Professor of English at McGill University, where she specializes in the nineteenth-century British novel, especially its popular and sensational varieties, Victorian cultural studies, and literature and medicine. She is the author of The Doctor in the Victorian Novel: Family Practices (2009), a collection of nineteenth-century criticism on the Brontes, and numerous articles and book chapters.

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Author : Louise Penner
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 01 June 2015
ISBN : 1781447969
EAN : 9781781447963
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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