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Title Victorian medicine and popular culture / edited by Louise Penner and Tabitha Sparks
Imprint London : Pickering & Chatto, 2015
©2015
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Descript xiii, 182 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Series Science and culture in the nineteenth century ; Number 28
Science and culture in the nineteenth century ; no. 28
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-178) and index
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
Subject Medicine -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Public health -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Popular culture -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Medicine in literature
Alt Author Penner, Louise, editor
Sparks, Tabitha, editor
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