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Victorian medicine and social reform

Louise Penner

Victorian medicine and social reform

Florence Nightingale among the novelists

by Louise Penner

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nightingale, Florence, -- 1820-1910 -- Influence,
  • Nightingale, Florence, -- 1820-1910 -- Political and social views,
  • English prose literature -- Great Britain -- History and criticism,
  • English prose literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Social problems in literature,
  • Medicine in literature,
  • Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Literature and medicine -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLouise Penner.
    SeriesNineenth-century major lives and letters
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR878.S62 P46 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23697497M
    ISBN 109780230615953
    LC Control Number2009035775


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Her fame as a social activist and her writings including Victorian medicine and social reform book on Nursing and Notes on Matters Affecting the Health, Efficiency and Hospital Administration of the British Army influenced novelists such as Wilkie Collins, Elizabeth Gaskell, and George Eliot.

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In early Victorian times, people’s knowledge was growing and ideas were changing. Scientists, doctors and pharmacists were all making discoveries, which would help to change the world of medicine. However, during Queen Victoria’s first years on the throne, a lot of medicine was still based on old beliefs rather than emerging scientific.

Louise Penner is associate professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She is the author of Victorian Medicine and Social Reform: Florence Nightingale among the Novelists. Paul McHugh analyses the social composition of the different repeal and reform movements – the liberal reformists, the passionate struggle of the charismatic Josephine Butler, the Tory reformers whose achievement was in the improvement of preventative medicine, and finally the Social Purity movement of the s which favoured a coercive.

||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.

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This book examines the architecture of the newly-emergent institutions of reform and philanthropy in late Victorian London that were intended to bring the redemptive values. Defining the Victorian Nation offers a fresh perspective on one of the most significant pieces of legislation in nineteenth-century Britain.

Catherine Hall, Keith McClelland and Jane Rendall demonstrate that the Second Reform Act of was marked not only by extensive controversy about the. Louise Penner is the author of Victorian Medicine and Popular Culture ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Victorian Medicine and Popu.

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