Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Marianne Dashwood

  • Catching Your Death: Infectious rain in the works of Jane Austen

    Eve ElliotDublin, Ireland Fans of the Netflix romp Bridgerton or any of the Jane Austen film adaptations will likely be familiar with the important social etiquette of inquiring after someone’s health. Unlike the modern throwaway how are you, people in the English Regency era1 had a genuine interest in the health of family and friends.…