A Nasty Case Of The Vapours

Exploring the lives, deaths and immune systems of heroines of English literature through the eyes of modern medicine. Presenter Vivienne Parry takes an unusual look at great British novels by distinguishing plot devices from real medicine, and finding out much about Victorian depiction of illness in the process.

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Vivienne Parry explores the deaths and immune systems of heroines of English literature.

Vivienne Parry explores the lives, deaths and immune systems of heroines of English literature through the eyes of modern medicine. She takes an unusual look at great British novels by distinguishing plot devices from real medicine, finding out much about Victorian depiction of illness in the process.

Vivienne Parry explores the lives, deaths and immune systems of heroines of English literature through the eyes of modern medicine. She takes an unusual look at great British novels by distinguishing plot devices from real medicine, finding out much about Victorian depiction of illness in the process.

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Vivienne Parry explores the lives, deaths and immune systems of heroines of English literature through the eyes of modern medicine. She takes an unusual look at great British novels by distinguishing plot devices from real medicine, finding out much about Victorian depiction of illness in the process.