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Boehm, Katharina

Charles Dickens and the Sciences of Childhood

Boehm, Katharina - Charles Dickens and the Sciences of Childhood, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Katharina Boehm

2. Experimental Subjects: Oliver Twist and the Culture of Mesmerist Demonstrations
Katharina Boehm

3. Hothouse Children: Dombey and Son and Popular Medical Child Health Manuals
Katharina Boehm

4. Dickens, the Social Mission of Victorian Paediatrics and the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children
Katharina Boehm

5. The Feelings of Childhood: Dickens and the Study of the Child’s Mind
Katharina Boehm

6. Monstrous Births and Saltationism in Our Mutual Friend and Popular Anatomical Museums
Katharina Boehm

7. Conclusion
Katharina Boehm

Keywords: Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Literary Theory, Fiction, British and Irish Literature, History of Britain and Ireland

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture
Page amount
246 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137362506
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-47268-0

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