Publications


Charles Dickens and Barnaby Rudge: The First Description of Williams Syndrome?


This post has been contributed by Darren Eblovi, MD, MPH and Christopher Clardy, MD. In 1961, J.C.P. Williams described four patients with common atypical facial features, heart defects, and intellectual disability. Williams syndrome, as this condition has since been named, is caused by a genetic...

Forthcoming article: ‘Names in Dickens: The Trouble with Dombey


NAMES IN DICKENS: THE TROUBLE WITH DOMBEY Stephen B. Dobranski Modern Philology 114.2 (2016), pp. 388–410. Attendees of the 2016 Dickens Universe, which focused on Dombey and Son, may be particularly interested in this forthcoming article by Stephen B. Dobranski: “Critics and readers have long...