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Victorian medicine and social reform : Florence Nightingale among the novelists

Author: Louise Penner
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Series: Nineteenth-century major lives and letters.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This volume traces the interrelations and reciprocal influence between Florence Nightingale and important novelists of her time such as Wilkie Collins, Elizabeth Gaskell and George Eliot.
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Penner, Louise.
Victorian medicine and social reform.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
(DLC) 2009035775
(OCoLC)369141283
Named Person: Florence Nightingale; Florence Nightingale; Florence Nightingale; Florence Nightingale
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Penner
ISBN: 9780230106598 0230106595 9781349379552 1349379557
OCLC Number: 688186357
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 193 pages) : 1 illustration.
Contents: Defending home and country : Florence Nightingale's training of domestic detectives --
On giving : poor law reform, work, and family in Nightingale, Dickens, and Stretton --
Competing visions : Nightingale, Eliot, and Victorian health reform --
Engaging the Victorian reading public : Nightingale and the Madras Famine of 1876 --
Epilogue : Nightingale in the twenty-first century : the legend versus the life.
Series Title: Nineteenth-century major lives and letters.
Responsibility: Louise Penner.

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