Poets: Their Lives, Songs, and Homes: William Cowper [4/11]
Phrenology, Medical Practitioners, Mental Illness
Notes that William Cowper's 'attachment to places' is 'supposed by phrenologists to be connected with the organ of locality' (98). Adds that Cowper was later 'placed under the care of Dr. Cotton at St. Albans—a physician celebrated for his treatment of nervous disorders' (99).
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