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A medical companion to Dickens's fiction / Joanne Eysell.
- Eysell, Joanne.
About this work
Frankfurt am Main ; New York : Peter Lang, 2005.
274 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Based on the author's thesis (Ph.D., Open University, 2000).
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-231) and index.
Dickens's medical practitioners.-- The "Pickwick Syndrome" and other diseases.-- Epilepsy.-- Stroke.-- Tuberculosis.-- Smallpox.-- Public health.-- Folk medicine, unorthodox medicine and superstitions.-- Spontaneous human combustion.
Where to find it
LocationHistory of Medicine CU.AA8