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Journal TitleVictorian Literature and Culture
Article TitleFor health and pleasure : the Turkish bath in Victorian Ireland
AuthorBreathnach, Teresa
Volume32
Issue(1)
Page(s)pp159-175
Date2004
Contenttext
Note(s)Turkish and vapor baths were amongst several hydropathical processes developed as alternative forms of medical treatment during the nineteenth century. The author references Turkish Baths in literature, e.g. 'Ulysses' by James Joyce, and a short story by Anthony Trollope. Online access to this article is available via JSTOR from both UCD and QUB libraries.
Subject(s)Turkish baths ; public baths ; health ; cultural identity ; 19th century ; Victorian ; literature ; social classes ; history
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