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Charles Dickens – Social Class & early Victorian Medicine

By Yvonne D  

Elizabeth Negus MA, Head of English at Barking & Dagenham College, Essex will discuss the relationship between social class in early Victorian England and the medical practices current in this period with reference to themes in Pickwick Papers, Little Dorrit & Bleak House.

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