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1Title:  Das Gift in der dramatischen Dichtung und in der antiken Literatur: ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Giftkunde   
 Creator:  Harnack, Erich, b. 1852 
 Publication:  Verlag von F.C.W. Vogel, Leipzig, 1908. 
 Notes:  On t.p. verso: Spamersche Buchdruckerei ... Microfilmed for preservation 
 Extent:  78 p. ; 26 cm. 
 Subjects:  Literature | Poisons | Schmiedeberg, Oswald, -- 1838- | Drama -- History and criticism | Poisoning in literature

 
Collection:  NY Academy of Medicine 
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2Title:  The poisonous pen of Agatha Christie / Michael C. Gerald.   
 Creator:  Gerald, Michael C. 
 Publication:  Austin : University of Texas Press, 1993.  
 Extent:  xii, 276 pages ; 24 cm 
 Subjects:  Poisoning in literature | Poisons in literature | Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976.

 
Collection:  Wellcome Collection 
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3Title:  Poison's dark works in Renaissance England   
 Creator:  Wilson, Miranda, 1968- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  lvii, 199 pages ; 24 cm 
 Subjects:  English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism | Poisons in literature | Poisoning in literature | Murder in literature

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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4Title:  Chemical crimes: science and poison in Victorian crime fiction   
 Creator:  Price, Cheryl Blake. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-189) and index. "In Chemical Crimes: Science and Poison in Victorian Crime Fiction, Cheryl Blake Price delves into the dark world of Victorian criminality to examine how poison allowed authors to disrupt gender boundaries, genre, and the professionalization of science. Tracing the role of chemical crime through the works of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Ellen Wood, Edward Bulwer Lytton, L. T. Meade, Charles Warren Adams, and Wilkie Collins, Price argues that poison not only provided a useful tool for authors to challenge the growing power of science but also that its fluid nature and ability to mix, mingle, and transcend boundaries made it ideal for generic experimentation. From the Newgate and Silver Fork novels of the 1830s to the emergent genres of science and detective fiction of the 1890s, Price advocates for the classification of a new type of poisoner, one who combined crime with methodical scientific know-how: the chemical criminal. Chemical Crimes shows how authors used the subversiveness of chemical crimes to challenge the supposed disciplinary force of forensic detection and suggests that generic developments were inspired as much by criminal scientific innovation as they were by the rise of the detective–scientist. By focusing on chemical crime’s appearance at significant moments, this book traces how reactions to Victorian science inspired change in nineteenth-century crime fiction"--Provided by publisher. 
 Extent:  viii, 195 pages ; 24 cm 
 Subjects:  English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Crime in literature | Poisoners in literature | Poisoning in literature | Criminals in literature | Murder in literature

 
Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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