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S. Weir Mitchell, novelist and physician.

Ernest Penney Earnest

S. Weir Mitchell, novelist and physician.

by Ernest Penney Earnest

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Mitchell, S. Weir 1829-1914.,
    • Physicians -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Novelists, American -- 19th century -- Biography.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsR154.M66 E3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 279 p.
      Number of Pages279
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6069622M
      LC Control Number50008063

      A prominent Philadelphia physician and graduate of Jefferson Medical College, Silas Weir Mitchell, M.D., developed the rest cure for neurasthenia in the s. His most prominent books were Wear and Tear, or Hints for the Overworked (), Injuries of Nerves and Their Consequences (), Fat and Blood (), and Doctor and Patient ().. As the most prominent U.S. physician in the. S. Weir Mitchell. AKA Silas Weir Mitchell. Born: Feb Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA Died: 4-Jan Location of death: Philadelphia, PA Cause of death: unspecified Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Occupation: Novelist, Doctor, Poet Nationality: United States Executive summary: The Case of George Dedlow Military service: Union Army (surgeon, US Civil War) Father: John Kearsley Born:

      Silas Weir Mitchell papers Date and undated Creator Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), Extent Linear Feet, 2 boxes; 1 oversize folder, Items Repository David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library Language Materials primarily in English, although there are a few letters in French and German. Silas Weir Mitchell () was a physician, neurologist, poet, and novelist. From the description of S. Weir Mitchell correspondence, (Unknown). WorldCat record id: From the guide to the S. Weir Mitchell correspondence, , (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.).

      In , the celebrated neurologist S. Weir Mitchell published his monograph Fat and Blood: And How to Make Them, describing a “rest cure” for plan was simple but drastic: “renewing the vitality of feeble people by a combination of entire rest and of excessive feeding” (1, p. 9).The rest cure was adopted enthusiastically by the medical establishment in the United. Silas Weir Mitchell was an American physician and writer. During the Civil War he had charge of nervous injuries and maladies at Turners Lane Hospital, Philadelphia, and at the close of the war became a specialist in neurology/5(37).


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“[S. Weir Mitchell, –] is the first comprehensive, postfeminist biography of Mitchell Cervetti’s book is sure to become the biography of record.” —David G. Schuster, Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography “This book is the first modern, reliable biography of S. Weir Mitchell based on thorough research and Cited by: 7.

Weir Mitchell: Novelist and Physician Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

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15,Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.—died Jan. 4,Philadelphia), American physician and author who excelled in novels of psychology and historical romance. After study at the University of Pennsylvania and Jefferson Medical College (M.D., ), Mitchell spent a year in Paris specializing in neurology. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Earnest, Ernest.

Weir Mitchell, novelist and physician. Philadelphia, Univ. “[S. Weir Mitchell, –] is the first comprehensive, postfeminist biography of Mitchell Cervetti’s book is sure to become the biography of record.” —David G. Schuster, Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography “This book is the first modern, reliable biography of S.

Weir Mitchell based on thorough research and Price: $ S. Weir Mitchell, Philadelphia's literary physician by Nancy Cervetti (); S. Weir Mitchell by Joseph P Lovering (Book); S. Weir Mitchell, novelist and physician by Ernest Penney Earnest (Book). Physician Silas Weir Mitchell is perhaps best remembered for his “Rest Cure” for nervous women, depicted by his onetime patient Charlotte Perkins Gilman in “The Yellow Wallpaper” ().

In the harrowing tale, the narrator slowly goes mad while enduring Mitchell’s regimen of enforced bed rest, seclusion and overfeeding. JCast Network 牛人昊昊 Hope Chapel Maui FM37度8 Musings of a German physicist and missionary Histoires de Revenants Book and Author Series - BA Series.

Featured software All software latest This Just In Old School Emulation MS-DOS Games Historical Software Classic PC Games Software Library. Full text of " MITCHELL". book. Weir Mitchell: Collected Works (Silas Weir Mitchell was an American physician and writer ) ; Works of S.

Weir Mitchell ; Researches Upon the Venoms of Poisonous Serpents ; The Early History of Instrumental Precision in Medicine ; Injuries of Nerves and Their Consequences ; The Complete Poems Of S. Weir Mitchell ; The Children's Hour Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

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Like Tucker's book, it subdivides Mitchell as Physician, Poet, Man, Novelist; and the literary discussion mainly takes the form of uncritical summary. To the early s belong Ernest Earnest's S.

WEIR MITCHELL: NOVELIST AND PHYSICIAN (Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania Press, ) and David M. Rein's S. WEIR MITCHELL AS A PSYCHIATRIC NOVELIST (NY. Silas Weir Mitchell (Janu – January 4, ) was an American physician and writer. Born: January 15th, Died: January 4th, Categories: Americans, Authors, Physicians, s deaths.

Quotes: 6 sourced quotes total. Silas Weir Mitchell was a scientist, novelist, poet, world traveller and philanthropist. Admired by men like Sir William Osler, Andrew Carnegie, Oliver Wendell Holmes and Sigmund Freud, Mitchell was anything but an ordinary nineteenth-century physician.

Biography/History. Weir Mitchell, physician, novelist, and poet, was born in Philadelphia on 15 February Mitchell was the son of John Kearsley Mitchell (), a physician and lecturer at Jefferson Medical College, and Matilda Henry Mitchell ().

Weir Mitchell, physician, novelist, and poet, was born in Philadelphia on 15 February Mitchell was the son of John Kearsley Mitchell (), a physician and lecturer at Jefferson Medical College, and Matilda Henry Mitchell (). Hugh Wynne sold over one-half million copies and is often regarded as Mitchell's best book.

In the foreword to S. Weir Mitchell: Novelist and Physician, Ernest Earnest writes that Mitchell's "Hugh Wynne was compared to Henry Esmond, his Ode on a Lycian Tomb to Lycidas. Anne Stiles is Assistant Professor of English and Director of Medical Humanities at Saint Louis University.

She is the author of Popular Fiction and Brain Science in the Late Nineteenth Century (Cambridge UP, ) and the editor of Neurology and Literature, (Palgrave, ).

She is currently co-editing the volume Literature, Neurology, and Neuroscience: History and Modern. Silas Weir Mitchell was an American physician and writer. During the Civil War he had charge of nervous injuries and maladies at Turners Lane Hospital, Philadelphia, and at the close of the war became a specialist in neurology/5(2).

Silas Weir Mitchell (Janu – January 4, ) was an American physician and writer. Quotes []. I must have told my story ill if to every physician who hears me its illustrations have not the invigorating force of moral tonics. Sorry, our data provider has not provided any external links therefore we are unable to provide a link to the full text.

S. Weir Mitchell, – Philadelphia's Literary Physician. Nancy Cervetti “Cervetti has produced an elegantly written, incredibly detailed, and impressively comprehensive narrative of Mitchell’s journey from the insecure son of an overbearing father to the highly esteemed and influential researcher and clinician in physiology and neurology to a kind of medical public intellectual.S.

Weir Mitchell (), American physician, scientist, novelist, and poet.Ernest Earnest, S. Weir Mitchell—Novelist and Physician (Philadelphia, ), emphasizes his literary achievements.

Mitchell’s scientific and medical work is extensively considered in the volume by Richard Walter (see above). This book also contains a full bibliography .