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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
Dewey number
610.94109034
Index
index present
LC call number
R487
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2016 C-374
  • WZ 70 FA1
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Penner, Louise
  • Sparks, Tabitha
Series statement
Science and culture in the nineteenth century
Series volume
number 28
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medicine
  • Public health
  • Popular culture
  • Medicine in literature
  • History of Medicine
  • Public Health
  • Medicine in Literature
  • History, 19th Century
  • Culture
  • United Kingdom
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Medicine
  • Medicine in literature
  • Popular culture
  • Public health
  • Great Britain
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
  • Acknowledgements; List of Contributors; List of Figures; Introduction -- Louis Penner and Tabitha Sparks; 1 'Dr Locock and his Quack': Professionalizing Medicine, Textualising Identity in the 1840s -- Kevin A. Morrison; 2 Dickens, Metropolitan Philanthropy and the London Hospitals -- Louise Penner; 3 Cleanliness and Medical Cheer: Harriet Martineau, the 'People of Bleaburn' and the Sanitary Work of Household Words; 4 Lacteal Crises: Debates Over Milk Purity in Victorian Britain; 5 'The Chemistry and Botany of the Kitchen': Scientific and Domestic Attempts to Prevent Food Adulteration
  • 6 Medical Bluebeards: The Domestic Threat of the Poisoning Doctor in the Popular Fiction of Ellen Wood7 Male Hysteria, Sexual Inversion and the Sensational Hero in Wilkie Collins's Armadale; 8 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; 9 From Vivisection to Gender Reassignment: Imagining the Feminine in The Island of Doctor Moreau; 10 Illness as Metaphor in the Victorian Novel: Reading Popular Fiction Against Medical History; Notes; Index
Control code
908145833
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781447963
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908145833
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
  • Acknowledgements; List of Contributors; List of Figures; Introduction -- Louis Penner and Tabitha Sparks; 1 'Dr Locock and his Quack': Professionalizing Medicine, Textualising Identity in the 1840s -- Kevin A. Morrison; 2 Dickens, Metropolitan Philanthropy and the London Hospitals -- Louise Penner; 3 Cleanliness and Medical Cheer: Harriet Martineau, the 'People of Bleaburn' and the Sanitary Work of Household Words; 4 Lacteal Crises: Debates Over Milk Purity in Victorian Britain; 5 'The Chemistry and Botany of the Kitchen': Scientific and Domestic Attempts to Prevent Food Adulteration
  • 6 Medical Bluebeards: The Domestic Threat of the Poisoning Doctor in the Popular Fiction of Ellen Wood7 Male Hysteria, Sexual Inversion and the Sensational Hero in Wilkie Collins's Armadale; 8 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; 9 From Vivisection to Gender Reassignment: Imagining the Feminine in The Island of Doctor Moreau; 10 Illness as Metaphor in the Victorian Novel: Reading Popular Fiction Against Medical History; Notes; Index
Control code
908145833
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781447963
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908145833

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