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