Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2017

256 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474405607

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Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, 1817-1858

Megan Coyer

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Critical Studies in Romanticism

  • Describes a distinctive Scottish medical culture of the Romantic-era and its synergistic relationship with literary culture
  • Advances our understanding of the medical content of key periodicals of the nineteenth century
  • Draws upon extensive archival and bibliographical research to reclaim several previously neglected medico-literary figures
  • Examines the ideological roots of nineteenth-century popular medical writing