TITLE

"Unreliable Observations": Medical Practitioners and Venereal Disease Patient Narratives in Victorian Britain

AUTHOR(S)
Townsend, Joanne
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Nineteenth Century Gender Studies;Summer2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores on medical ethics between a medical practitioners, William Lawrence and venereal disease patient, Sarah Woodruff. It examines the case history of venereal disease wherein the patient is characterised as victim of sexual immorality and infection. It also stresses the comparison between the working-class woman and the upper or middle class man based on the transmission of diseases through sexual intercourse.
ACCESSION #
96951812

 

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