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Author Wallen, Martin, author

Title City of health, fields of disease : revolutions in the poetry, medicine, and philosophy of Romanticism / Martin J. Wallen
Published London : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series The nineteenth century
Nineteenth century (Aldershot, England)
Contents 1. Lyrical health in Wordsworth and Coleridge -- 2. Coleridge's scrofulous dejection -- 3. The medical frame of character and the enforcement of normative health in Thomas Beddoes' 'Observations on the character and writings of John Brown, M.D.' -- 4. A secret excitement : Coleridge, John Brown, and the chance for a physical imagination -- 5. Schelling's medical singing school in the Yearbooks of medicine as science -- 6. The electromagnetic orgasm and history outside the city
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 8, 2017)
Subject Beddoes, Thomas, 1760-1808.
Brown, John, 1735-1788. Elementa medicinae.
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834 -- Knowledge -- Medicine
Schelling, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von, 1775-1854 -- Knowledge -- Medicine
Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 -- Knowledge -- Medicine
Diseases in literature.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Health in literature.
Literature and medicine -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Medicine in literature.
Medicine -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Romanticism -- England.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1351951319
1351951327 (electronic bk.)
9781351951326 (electronic bk.)