himself suddenly summoned to appear before the Bow Street Police Court.
The Antivivisection Movement and Medicine in England during the Second Half of the 19th Century
In the social, intellectual and political context of Britain in the early part of the 19th century, the aggregation of
The trajectory of the ideological-literary anti-vivisection movement is traced across three successive English novels (by Wilkie Collins, Gertrude Colmore, and Walter Hadwen) and shown first to be moralitycentred and character-focussed in its directionality, but increasingly moving towards scientific exposure of the practice as methodologically flawed and dangerously misleading for the human patient. This movement of narrowing focus upon the medical perils of vivisection is shown to reach its culmination in the medical historiography of novelist Hans Ruesch, who abjures formal novel-writing but retains rhetorical and literary styles and devices in his presentation of the vivisection issue.
, and is therefore opposed to the spirit of Christ” (Brown, 1886 , p. 406). Regarding vivisection, specifically, Thomas Beaven Clark, secretary of the Friends’ Anti-Vivisection Association (FAVA), also made the equation in 1891 , arguing that Quakers opposed war as an immoral system even though some
relating to the ﬁrst juncture is: whose interests were served by the 1876 Cruelty to Animals Act? It has been argued that the 1876 Act was a straightforward consequence of antivivisection agitation. But in fact the power advantages enjoyed by animal researchers included greater resources and lobbying
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129 Personality Differences between Pro- and Anti- vivisectionists John Broida, Leanne Tingley, Robert Kimball and Joseph Miele1 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE, NEW ENGLAND ANTIVIVISECTION SOCIETY, EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY We examined the possibility that opinions on the animal rights debate
; Jasper & Nelkin, 1992; Kellert, 1996; Plous, 1991; Sperling, 1988). Moreover, this gender disparity is not new: in Victorian England "the majority of those who joined the major [anti-vivisection] societies were women" (Elston 1987: p. 267). This paper primarily examines the influence of views of nature
of such excellent studies as Richard D. French’s Antivivisection and medical science in Victorian society (1975). Even some much earlier work contin- ues to be useful. Even some much earlier work con- tinues to be useful. For example, E. P. Evans’ survey of The criminal prosecution and capital
, which traces its contemporary emergence to 1975, combines a critique of sci- entific empiricism characteristic of the Victorian anti-vivisection movement with the reaction to modernity that has mobilized many modern social move- ments (French, 1975; Richards, 1990). Uncommon levels of commitment to the