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Charles Dickens and the Sciences of Childhood - a book by Boehm, Katharina

Charles Dickens and the Sciences of Childhood

Popular Medicine, Child Health and Victorian Culture

Charles Dickens and the Sciences of Childhood( )
Author: Boehm, Katharina
Series title:Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $100.00
Book 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.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.63 Inches
Book Weight:0.968 Pounds

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