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The Resource Victorian medicine and popular culture, edited by Louise Penner and Tabitha Sparks

Victorian medicine and popular culture, edited by Louise Penner and Tabitha Sparks

Label
Victorian medicine and popular culture
Title
Victorian medicine and popular culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Louise Penner and Tabitha Sparks
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Penner, Louise
  • Sparks, Tabitha
Series statement
Science and culture in the nineteenth century
Series volume
28
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medicine
  • Public health
  • Popular culture
  • Medicine in literature
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Medicine
  • Medicine in literature
  • Popular culture
  • Public health
  • Great Britain
  • History of Medicine
  • Public Health
  • Medicine in Literature
  • History, 19th Century
  • Culture
  • United Kingdom
Label
Victorian medicine and popular culture, edited by Louise Penner and Tabitha Sparks
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Louise Penner and Tabitha Sparks -- 'Dr Locock and his Quack': Professionalizing medicine, textualizing identity in the 1840s / Kevin A. Morrison -- Dickens, metropolitan philanthropy and the London hospitals / Louise Penner -- Cleanliness and medicinal cheer: Harriet Martineau, the 'People of Bleaburn' and the sanitary work of Household Words / Meegan Kennedy -- Lacteal crises: Debates over milk purity in Victorian Britain / Jacob Steere-Williams -- 'The chemistry and botany of the kitchen': Scientific and domestic attempts to prevent food adulteration / Julie Kraft -- Medical bluebeards: The domestic threat of the poisoning doctor in the popular fiction of Ellen Wood / Cheryl Blake Price -- Male hysteria, sexual inversion and the sensational hero in Wilkie Collins's Armadale / Marc Milton Ducusin -- Ungentlemanly habits: The dramaturgy of drug addiction in Fin-de Siècle theatrical adaptations of the Sherlock Holmes stories and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde / Meredith Conti -- From vivisection to gender reassignment: Imagining the feminine in The Island of Doctor Moreau / Ellen J. Stockstill -- Illness as metaphor in the Victorian novel: Reading popular fiction against medical history / Tabitha Sparks
Control code
ocn956539632
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822981893
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1dtchxw
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)956539632
Label
Victorian medicine and popular culture, edited by Louise Penner and Tabitha Sparks
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Louise Penner and Tabitha Sparks -- 'Dr Locock and his Quack': Professionalizing medicine, textualizing identity in the 1840s / Kevin A. Morrison -- Dickens, metropolitan philanthropy and the London hospitals / Louise Penner -- Cleanliness and medicinal cheer: Harriet Martineau, the 'People of Bleaburn' and the sanitary work of Household Words / Meegan Kennedy -- Lacteal crises: Debates over milk purity in Victorian Britain / Jacob Steere-Williams -- 'The chemistry and botany of the kitchen': Scientific and domestic attempts to prevent food adulteration / Julie Kraft -- Medical bluebeards: The domestic threat of the poisoning doctor in the popular fiction of Ellen Wood / Cheryl Blake Price -- Male hysteria, sexual inversion and the sensational hero in Wilkie Collins's Armadale / Marc Milton Ducusin -- Ungentlemanly habits: The dramaturgy of drug addiction in Fin-de Siècle theatrical adaptations of the Sherlock Holmes stories and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde / Meredith Conti -- From vivisection to gender reassignment: Imagining the feminine in The Island of Doctor Moreau / Ellen J. Stockstill -- Illness as metaphor in the Victorian novel: Reading popular fiction against medical history / Tabitha Sparks
Control code
ocn956539632
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822981893
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1dtchxw
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)956539632

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