Victorian Medicine and Popular Culture

Victorian Medicine and Popular Culture

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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 Dickensa€™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.Meredith Conti is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at James Madison University specializing in intersections of medicine ... His essays on nineteenth-century material culture, liberalism and other topics have appeared in a variety of journals, anbsp;...

Title:Victorian Medicine and Popular Culture
Author:Louise Penner
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-07-28


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