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Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart

Kirstie Blair

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273942
eISBN:
9780191706592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273942.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book considers why and how the heart became a vital image in Victorian poetry, and argues that the intense focus on heart imagery in many major Victorian poems highlights anxieties in this ... More


Introduction

Brittany Pladek

in Poetics of Palliation: Romantic Literary Therapy, 1790-1850

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942210
eISBN:
9781789629972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942210.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This introduction gives an overview of recent scholarship in Romanticism and the medical humanities. It argues that medical humanists are indebted to a Romantic belief that literature cures by making ... More


The Journey Back to Oneself: Reimagining Medical Education

Nicole M. Piemonte

in Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037396
eISBN:
9780262344968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037396.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter five includes a discussion of specific curricular interventions that can work toward getting students to think critically and to reflect deeply and broadly on what it means to be human. It ... More


Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, 1817-1858

Megan Coyer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474405607
eISBN:
9781474405621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405607.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the early nineteenth century, Edinburgh was the leading centre of medical education and research in Britain. It also laid claim to a thriving periodical culture. Literature and Medicine in the ... More


Poetics of Palliation: Romantic Literary Therapy, 1790-1850

Birttany Pladek

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942210
eISBN:
9781789629972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942210.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In the past twenty years, health humanists and scholars of literature and medicine have drawn on Romantic ideas to argue that literature can cure spiritual ills by making sufferers feel whole again. ... More


Nature and Embodiment in This Weird Estate

Lucy Collins

in Kathleen Jamie: Essays and Poems on Her work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696000
eISBN:
9781474422284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696000.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In an essay entitled ‘Pathologies’ Jamie reflects on the role of the microscopic other in endangering human wellbeing and continuing life. This ‘inner natural world’ is both complex and contingent ... More


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