Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Pride and Prejudice

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

    Eve Elliot Dublin, Ireland   Willoughby Carries Marianne Home. Image: Carried Her Down the Hill, 1908. By C.E Brock. Wikimedia Commons. 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…