The Woman (Doctor) Question and Nineteenth-Century Medical Journals

This post – which reflects on my early experiences of working with nineteenth-century medical journals – first appeared on conscicom.org, the website for the AHRC-funded Constructing Scientific Communities project which my DPhil falls under. “The medical-women question is perennial. It knows no limits; we encounter it at every turn – at the universities and at the examining boards,…

Exhibition Review: Terror and Wonder @ The British Library

“The Nightmare” by Henry Fuseli (1781). Print made by Thomas Burke (1783). Given the way in which the Gothic foregrounds bodily sensations (in the eyes of both its devotees and detractors), I’ve decided I’m not pushing the parameters of The Victorian Clinic too far in choosing to review the British Library’s current exhibition on this…