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Literature and Medicine in Nineteenth-Century Britain: From Mary Shelley to George Eliot

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Janis Caldwell investigates the links between the growing scientific materialism of the nineteenth century and the persistence of the Romantic literary imagination. Through closely analyzing literary texts from Frankenstein to Middlemarch, and examining fiction alongside biomedical lectures, textbooks and articles, Caldwell argues that the way "Romantic materialism" ...more
Hardcover, 201 pages
Published December 1st 2004 by Cambridge University Press (first published January 1st 2004)
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