Standard Name: Charcot, Jean-Martin
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|Intertextuality and Influence||Julia Frankau||
The title-page of The Copper Crash quotes lines by Nicholas Rowe , the early eighteenth-century author of she-tragedies featuring pathetic heroines. Frank Danby's preface broaches the topic of hypnotism, which it regards as a...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Deborah Levy||
The book purports to be a journal kept by a steak as it waits to be sold and waits, too, for gradually encroaching madness to engulf it. As the steak considers attitudes to madness, psychoanalysis...
|Textual Features||Iza Duffus Hardy||
The plot turns on mesmerism or hypnotism: IDH had prepared herself by reading accounts of the work of Charcot (whom she paid a doubtful compliment in borrowing his name for her sinful protagonist), and by...
29 November 1825
Psychiatrist Jean-Martin Charcot was born in Paris.
French physician Jean-Martin Charcot began developing a systematic theory of hysteria.
Jean-Martin Charcot 's London publication On Diseases of the Nervous System argued that sufferers of anorexia nervosa required isolation from family and friends.