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Death and Disease: Medical Issues in the Life and Writing of Mary Shelley
Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature (2004)
  • JaNae B. Haas, Utah Valley University
Abstract

This presentation explores the general medical context from roughly 1750 to 1850 in Britain and to focus on Mary Shelley’s personal experience with health, healing, and death during her 53 year life from 1797-1851.

Keywords
  • Mary Shelley,
  • Frankenstein,
  • History of Medicine
Publication Date
2004
Citation Information
JaNae B. Haas. "Death and Disease: Medical Issues in the Life and Writing of Mary Shelley" Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature (2004)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/janae_haas/1/