|aVictorian demons :|bmedicine, masculinity and the Gothic at the fin-de-siecle /|cby Andrew Smith.
|aManchester :|bManchester University Press ;|aNew York :|bDistributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave,|c2004.
|a191 p. :|bill. ;|c22 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -188) and index.
|tDegeneration, masculinity, nationhood and the Gothic -- Pathologising the gothic: the elephant man, the hysteric, the Indian and the doctor -- The Whitechapel murders: journalism, gothic London, and the medical gaze -- Reading syphilis: the politics of disease -- Displacing masculinity: Sherlock Holmes, Count Dracula, and London -- Performing masculinity: Wilde's art.
|aEnglish literature|y19th century|xHistory and criticism.
|aMedicine in literature.
|aLiterature and medicine|zGreat Britain|xHistory|y19th century.