Download PDF by L. Scrivner: Becoming Insomniac: How Sleeplessness Alarmed Modernity

By L. Scrivner

A learn of the heritage of contemporary insomnia, this publication explores how poets, newshounds, and medical professionals of the Victorian interval chanced on themselves in near-universal contract that modernity and sleep have been someway incompatible. It investigates how psychologists, philosophers and literary artists labored to articulate its factors, and its strength cures.

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