Early Nineteenth-Century Medicine in Poe’s Short Stories (1966), title page and table of contents


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Title page:

 

 

EARLY NINETEENTH-CENTURY MEDICINE IN POE’S SHORT STORIES

 

by

 

David Edward Edison Sloane

 

Department of English
Duke University

 

A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in the Department of English in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of Duke University

1966

 

 



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Table of Contents

CONTENTS

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PREFACE    ii
I.    POE’S SOURCES OF MEDICAL INFORMATION    2
II.    MEDICINE IN THE SHORT STORIES    16
     Phrenology    16
     Nosology    28
     Pathology    38
     Mesmerism    46
III.    CONCLUSION: THE MEANING OF POE’S USE OF MEDICINE    54
APPENDIX    66
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY    70
ADDENDUM     
Benjamin Rush, “An Account of the Cure of Several Diseases by the Extraction of Decayed Teeth,” 1809     

 


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Notes:

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The text for this electronic version of this book was taken from an original printed form, revised for XHTML/CSS and to follow our own formatting preferences. Pagination of the original edition has been included. Although considerable effort has been made to be true to the original printed edition, some modifications have been made in formatting for this electronic presentation.

The original thesis was approved on April 5, 1966, and supervised by Dr. Arlin Turner.


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