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Fevered Lives

Tuberculosis in American Culture since 1870

by Katherine Ott

  • 329 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Infectious & contagious diseases,
  • Respiratory medicine,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Tuberculosis,
  • Sociology Of Medicine,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - General,
  • History,
  • Infectious Diseases,
  • Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine,
  • History / United States / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7692508M
    ISBN 100674299116
    ISBN 109780674299115

    Consider two polar images of the same medical condition: the pale and fragile Camille ensconced on a chaise in a Victorian parlor, daintily coughing a small spot of blood onto her white lace pillow, and a wretched poor man in a Bowery flophouse spreading a dread and deadly infection.   In “These Fevered Days,” Martha Ackmann plumbs pivotal moments in the poet’s life for fresh insight into her mind.

      Fevered Lives: Tuberculosis in American Culture since ; Book Book Fevered Lives: Tuberculosis in American Culture since consumptives” and in Book III of Epidemics he concluded the case history of a patient who had died from an acute condition with “ There was some sign of an inherited tendency to consumption”. These Fevered Days Book Tour. February 25 - October See all of the dates. The Story Behind These Fevered Days. I first encountered the poetry of Emily Dickinson when I was a junior at McCluer High School in suburban St. Louis. We read the poem, “After great pain a formal feeling comes.” To say I was a lucky teenager is an.

      Fevered Nights book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The desire to be good The temptation to be bad Lingerie model Pi Fevered Nights book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. She lives in Texas with her husband of twenty-five years and their three active kids/5(7). Still, this is a remarkable first book—lively, bold, and imaginative. Ott’s commitment to and talent for writing about the material aspects of disease history make Fevered Lives well worth reading and assigning to students.


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Fevered lives: tuberculosis in American culture since User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Ott, an historian at the Smithsonian Institution, explores the changing cultural meanings of.

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KIRKUS REVIEW An enlightening interdisciplinary look at how genteel consumptives have evolved into medicalized tuberculosis ``cases.'' Viewing illness as both a Author: Katherine Ott. The Ecology of the Chest was published in Fevered Lives on page Fevered Lives by Katherine Ott,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Consider two polar images of the same medical condition: the pale and fragile Camille ensconced on a chaise in a Victorian parlor, daintily coughing a small spot of blood onto her white lace pillow, and a wretched poor man in a Bowery flophouse spreading a dread and deadly infection.

Now Katherine Ott chronicles how in one century a romantic, ambiguous affliction of the spirit was. Book. Fevered Lives Details Author(s): Katherine Ott Edition: Originally published Publisher: Harvard University Press eISBN. Medical books Fevered Lives. Now Katherine Ott chronicles how in one century a romantic, ambiguous affliction of the spirit was transformed into a disease that threatened public health and civic order.

She persuasively argues that there was no constant identity to the disease over time, no "core" tuberculosis. Get this from a library. Fevered Lives: Tuberculosis in American Culture since [Katherine Ott] -- Consider two polar images of the same medical condition: the pale and fragile Camille ensconced on a chaise in a Victorian parlor, daintily coughing a small spot of blood onto her white lace pillow.

Fevered Lives by Katherine Ott,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4). In Fevered Lives, first published inKatherine Ott traces the cultural transformation of tuberculosis in America from She describes the changing “layers of meaning” that surrounded a diagnosis of tuberculosis and how, among the middle classes, this “most flattering of all diseases” of the s was, as awareness of the social associations grew in the s, transformed into a disease.

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Fevered lives: tuberculosis in American culture since [Katherine Ott] -- What we understand today as pulmonary tuberculosis would have been largely unintelligible to a physician or patient in the late nineteenth century.

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LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers4/5(1).What a delight this book is. There is so much we can’t know about Emily Dickinson, but this book, which details ten days in the life of the poet by turning archives into rich and engaging narrative, paints one of the most detailed pictures of her.

The center may still be a mystery, but the outline of Emily Dickinson is clearer than ever/5(41).