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Additional Resources for The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance

Bernard Pomerance
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Further Reading

Davis, Tracy C. Actresses As Working Women: Their Social Identity in Victorian Culture, Routledge, 1991, 200 p.

A historical and social examination of the issues faced by female actresses.

Howard, Martin. Victorian Grotesque: An Illustrated Excursion into Medical Curiosities, Freaks, and Abnormalities, Principally of the Victorian Age, Jupiter Books, 1977,153 p.

As the title promises, this book looks at medicine and human abnormalities.

Judd, Catherine. Bedside Seductions: Nursing and the Victorian Imagination, 1830-1880, St. Martin's Press, 1997,211 p.

Explores the role of nurse in Victorian social and literary history. The evolution of nursing provides insights into gender and class issues of this period.

Ritvo, Harriet. The Animal Estate: The English and Other Creatures in the Victorian Age, Harvard University Press, 1989, 347 p.

Ritvo provides an unusual approach to discussions of class in Victorian England by focusing on the relationship between animals and humans.

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