Tuberculosis

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Unformatted text preview: 10/13/2010 GDW: Tuberculosis & A Romantic Shade of Pale: White A Romantic Shade of Pale: White Death Death 10/13/2010 GDW: Tuberculosis & Talking Points Talking Points & Tuberculosis & The Popular Culture & Origins & History of Tuberculosis & Causative Agents Natural History Symptom & Diagnosis Treatment & The Story of Christmas Seals & Status of Tuberculosis Today, Epidemiology & The Recent TB Epidemic Tuberculosis & The Popular Tuberculosis & The Popular Culture Culture 10/13/2010 GDW: Tuberculosis & Tuberculosis in Opera & Theatre Tuberculosis in Opera & Theatre & Mim , the heroine of Puccini's opera, La boh me suffers from tuberculosis. & Marguerite Gautier, heroine of Alexandre Dumas, fils' novel and play The Lady of the Camellias , dies of tuberculosis. The same story was adapted as the opera La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi (heroine's name changed to Violetta Val ry) & Edmund, the protagonist of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night is diagnosed with TB at the start of the play, which deals, in part, with his subsequent mental anguish. 10/13/2010 GDW: Tuberculosis & Tuberculosis in Novels Tuberculosis in Novels & The latter half of Erich Maria Remarque's novel Three Comrades focuses on Patricia Hollman's love of life in light of her ultimately futile struggle with tuberculosis. & Tuberculosis patients were frequent characters in Dostoevsky s novels. Katerina Ivanovna from Crime and Punishment , Kirillov from Dostoevsky's Demons , and Ippolit and Marie from Dostoevsky's The Idiot. & Thomas Mann's The Magic Mountain takes place at a Sanitarium where all the characters suffer from tuberculosis. & In the novel The Constant Gardener by John le Carr , as well as in the movie adaptation. The plot largely revolves around TB drugs beings tested on unwitting subjects in Africa, and dire predictions about a global pandemic of a drug-resistant form of the disease appear repeatedly. & Fantine in Victor Hugo's novel Les Miserables suffers and dies from "consumption". & Upton Sinclair's novel The Jungle portrays tuberculosis as common among bovine in the meat-packing plants of Chicago; consumption is a common illness for packers. 10/13/2010 GDW: Tuberculosis & Tuberculosis in Art Tuberculosis in Art & The Sick Child (first version from 1886) by Edvard Munch, portrait of his sister Sophie, who died of TB at 16. & Alice Neel (1900-1984), T.B. Harlem , 1940, American. Oil on canvas. & The Permanent Collection of the American Visionary Art Museum includes a life-size applewood sculpture of a human with a sunken chest depicting TB. It is the only known work by an anonymous patient in an English asylum who died of TB in the 1950s. 10/13/2010 GDW: Tuberculosis & Celebrities With TB Celebrities With TB & John Keats, Percy Shelley, Elizabeth Browning, the Bront sisters, Frederic Chopin, Honor de Balzac, Robert Louis Stevenson, Cecil Rhodes, Nicolo Paganini, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Tolstoy, Stalin, Pope Pius XII, Rossetti, Casanova, Somerset Maugham, Al Jolson,...
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