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Victorian Medicine and Popular Culture (Paperback)

P&S History > Humanities > Philosophy

Imprint: University of Pittsburgh Press
Series: Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century
Pages: 200
ISBN: 9780822966432
Published: 6th June 2021
Casemate UK Academic

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This collection of essays explores the rise of scientific medicine and its impact on Victorian popular culture. Chapters include an examination of Charles Dickens’s involvement with hospital funding, concerns over milk purity and the theatrical portrayal of drug addiction, plus a whole section devoted to the representation of medicine in crime fiction. This is an interdisciplinary study involving public health, cultural studies, the history of medicine, literature and the theatre, providing new insights into Victorian culture and society.

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