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Disease, diagnosis, and cure on the early modern stage

Author: Stephanie Moss; Kaara L Peterson
Publisher: London [England] ; New York, New York : Routledge, 2016 ©2004
Series: Literary and scientific cultures of early modernity
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie Moss; Kaara L Peterson
ISBN: 9780754637912 0754637913 9781138249240 1138249246 9781351943727 1351943723
OCLC Number: 1003226809
Description: 1 online resource (237 pages)
Contents: Contents: Introduction; Part I Performance and the Practitioner: Performing arts: hysterical disease, exorcism, and Shakespeare's theater, Kaara L. Peterson; 'No faith in physic': masquerades of medicine onstage and off, Tanya Pollard; 'Note her a little farther': doctors and healers in the drama of Shakespeare, Barbara Howard Traister. Part II Race, Nationhood, And Discourses Of Medicine: Hot blood: estranging Mediterranean bodies in Early Modern medical and dramatic texts, Carol Thomas Neely; 'Some love that drew him oft from home': syphilis and international commerce in The Comedy of Errors, Jonathan Gil Harris; Elizabethan racial medical psychology, popular drama, and the social programming of the Late-Tudor black: sketching an exploratory postcolonial hypothesis, Imtiaz Habib; Infectious rape, therapeutic revenge: bloodletting and the health of Rome's body, Catherine Belling. Part III Competing Discourses: The Fille Vierge as Pharmakon: the therapeutic value of Desdemona's corpse, Louise Noble; Transformation and degeneration: the Paracelsan/Galenic body in Othello, Stephanie Moss; Cankers in Romeo and Juliet: 16th-century medicine at a figural/literal cusp, Lynette Hunter. Works cited; Index.
Series Title: Literary and scientific cultures of early modernity


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