Episode 5: Sick Chic

In this episode, we talk about how tuberculosis became a fad in Romantic era England.

Winged Figure, by Abbott Handerson Thayer

To learn more, check out:

Catching Breath: The Making and Unmaking of Tuberculosis, by Kathryn Lougheed

Consumptive Chic: A History of Beauty, Fashion, and Disease, by Carolyn A. Day

Illness as Metaphor, by Susan Sontag

Spitting Blood: The History of Tuberculosis, by Helen Bynum

Tuberculosis, World Health Organization

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