‘Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, 1817-1858’ reviewed by Dr Antje Dallmann

‘Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, 1817-1858’ by Megan Coyer (Edinburgh University Press, 2016). In Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, 1817-1858, Megan Coyer contributes important insights into the study of the literary magazine Blackwood’s, of nineteenth-century British literary periodicals more broadly, and of British Read the full article…

Call for Review: ‘Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, 1817-1858’ by Megan Coyer

The Centre for Medical Humanities is delighted to offer ‘Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press‘ by Megan Coyer (2016) for review. This book is the first major study of the relationship between Scottish Romanticism and medical culture, and further information about the themes under study can be found at Edinburgh University Press. Expressions of interest are particularly Read the full article…

Romanticism, Memory, and Mourning – reviewed by Allison Adler Kroll

‘Romanticism, Memory, and Mourning’ by Mark Sandy (Ashgate, 2013).  The central premiss of Mark Sandy’s Romanticism, Memory, and Mourning is that Romantic memory, entirely circumscribed by the profound sense of loss which accompanies all forms of history, both personal and public, works by way of ‘wilful erasure’ (p.6), embedding every act of commemoration with mourning Read the full article…

“Fashionable Suicides of the Romantic Era”: Michelle Faubert (Newcastle, 23 May 2013)

As part of a series of workshops for the ‘Fashionable Diseases: Medicine, Literature and Culture, 1660-1832‘ Leverhulme-funded project at Northumbria and Newcastle Universities, we are pleased to welcome Dr Michelle Faubert, Associate Professor in Romantic Literature, University of Manitoba, Canada and Visiting Fellow at Northumbria University to lead a workshop on “Fashionable Suicides of the Romantic Read the full article…