From Mr Pickwick to Tiny Tim - Charles Dickens and Medicine

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Charles Dickens's expert eye for detail enabled him to describe many medical conditions in his writings. He supported hospitals, children's welfare, public health and the rehabilitation of prostitutes. Through his Journals and lectures he was able to reach out to the population at large and campaign on all of these issues. Dickens also suffered with a number of medical conditions which will be discussed in detail during the lecture.

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This event was on Tue, 30 May 2017


Dr Nicholas Cambridge

Nicholas is an Honorary Research Fellow in Humanities and Medical History at the University of Buckingham.

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