A learn of the historical past of recent insomnia, this ebook explores how poets, newshounds, and medical professionals of the Victorian interval came across themselves in near-universal contract that modernity and sleep have been by some means incompatible. It investigates how psychologists, philosophers and literary artists labored to articulate its motives, and its capability remedies.
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