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The Resource The doctor dissected : a cultural autopsy of the Burke and Hare murders, Caroline McCracken-Flesher, (electronic resource)

The doctor dissected : a cultural autopsy of the Burke and Hare murders, Caroline McCracken-Flesher, (electronic resource)

Label
The doctor dissected : a cultural autopsy of the Burke and Hare murders
Title
The doctor dissected
Title remainder
a cultural autopsy of the Burke and Hare murders
Statement of responsibility
Caroline McCracken-Flesher
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCracken-Flesher, Caroline
Dewey number
820.9/3556
LC call number
PR8518
LC item number
.M33 2012
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Burke, William
  • Hare, William
  • Knox, Robert
  • Literature and history
  • Crime in popular culture
  • English literature
  • Murder in mass media
  • National characteristics, Scottish, in literature
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • Homicide
  • Grave Robbing
Label
The doctor dissected : a cultural autopsy of the Burke and Hare murders, Caroline McCracken-Flesher, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-262) and index
Contents
Medicine, murder, and Scottish story: Doctor Knox and Burke and Hare -- The story begins: The law versus the press, and the doctor versus Walter Scott -- Enlightened system versus religious sympathy: The sensational tales of Alexander Leigton and David Pae -- Dissecting the doctor: Mr. Jekyll, Dr. Hyde, and Robert Knox -- Anatomizing the audience: James Bridie, melodrama, and the movies -- Bringing out the dead: Silent victims speak in Alasdair Gray's Poor things -- Resting in pieces? Present comforts or restless futures in Ian Rankin's Scotland
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000589840
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780199766826
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011041415
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000589840
Label
The doctor dissected : a cultural autopsy of the Burke and Hare murders, Caroline McCracken-Flesher, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-262) and index
Contents
Medicine, murder, and Scottish story: Doctor Knox and Burke and Hare -- The story begins: The law versus the press, and the doctor versus Walter Scott -- Enlightened system versus religious sympathy: The sensational tales of Alexander Leigton and David Pae -- Dissecting the doctor: Mr. Jekyll, Dr. Hyde, and Robert Knox -- Anatomizing the audience: James Bridie, melodrama, and the movies -- Bringing out the dead: Silent victims speak in Alasdair Gray's Poor things -- Resting in pieces? Present comforts or restless futures in Ian Rankin's Scotland
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000589840
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780199766826
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011041415
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000589840

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