Professor in eighteenth-century social history and British literature
Université Paris Cité
History and representation of the body in the eighteenth century; spa history; medicine and literature; history and representation of sterility
Spa towns encompass various sizes and categories in eighteenth-century Britain. The role of health and medicine pervades social interactions in spa towns which abounded in urban spaces dedicated to sociability: the pump-room, the assembly rooms, the walks villas and salons.