CFP for Abnormality and the Abnormal in the Nineteenth Century (Abstracts by 16th January 2015; conference 7th May 2015).
The Hospital for Lunatics Bethlem Hospital, London: the incurables being inspected by a member of the medical staff, with the patients represented by political figures. Drawing by Thomas Rowlandson, 1789. […]
http://www.pickeringchatto.com/titles/1725-9781848934528-insanity-and-the-lunatic-asylum-in-the-nineteenth-century Editors: Thomas Knowles and Serena Trowbridge The nineteenth-century asylum was the scene of both terrible abuses and significant advancements in treatment and care. The essays in this collection look […]
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Professor Jeremy Tambling will be giving a paper at the Victorian Studies Centre on Thursday (11th) entitled, ‘Dickens, Ruskin, London and Venice: Some…