‘Killer Consumptive in the Wild West: the Posthumous Decline of Doc Holliday’
AffiliationUniversity of Chester
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AbstractThis chapter discusses how representations of consumptive Wild West gunfighter 'Doc' Holliday in life-writing and film have changed since the 1880s, and suggests that this reflects changing attitudes towards tuberculosis and disability over time.
CitationTankard, A. (2014). Killer Consumptive in the Wild West: the Posthumous Decline of Doc Holliday. In Bolt, D. (Ed.), Changing Social Attitudes Toward Disability (pp. 26-37). London: Routlege.
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