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Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture

Charles Dickens and the Sciences of Childhood

Popular Medicine, Child Health and Victorian Culture

Boehm, Katharina

Charles Dickens and the Sciences of Childhood

Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture

Charles Dickens and the Sciences of Childhood

Popular Medicine, Child Health and Victorian Culture

Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture: Charles Dickens and the Sciences of Childhood

 

"The first in-depth study of Dickens's creative engagement with popular science and medicine, this book brings to light the scientific entertainments, shows and institutions, and the material and print cultures that revolutionized the ways in which Victorian audiences encountered childhood.


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Beschrijving Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture: Charles Dickens and the Sciences of Childhood

This book takes a fresh look at childhood in Dickens' works and in Victorian science and culture more generally. It offers a new way of understanding Dickens' interest in childhood by showing how his fascination with new scientific ideas about childhood and practices of scientific inquiry shaped his narrative techniques and aesthetic imagination.


ISBN
9781137362490
Pagina's
236
Verschenen
Serie
Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture
NUR
320
Druk
1
Uitvoering
Hardback
Taal
Nederlands
Uitgever
Palgrave Macmillan

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