Charles Dickens and the Sciences of Childhood : Popular Medicine, Child Health and Victorian Culture, Hardback Book

Charles Dickens and the Sciences of Childhood : Popular Medicine, Child Health and Victorian Culture Hardback

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture series

Description

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.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 236 pages, X, 236 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary theory
  • ISBN: 9781137362490

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