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Medical paratexts from medieval to modern : dissecting the page

Author: Hannah C Tweed; Diane G Scott
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018] ©2018
Series: Palgrave studies in literature, science, and medicine.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection establishes the term 'medical paratexts' as a useful addition to medical humanities, book history, and literary studies research. Discussing the development of medical paratexts  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hannah C Tweed; Diane G Scott
ISBN: 9783319734255 3319734253
OCLC Number: 1013967105
Description: xvii, 178 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Foreword: Jeremy J. Smith.- 2.Authority, Authenticity and Representation: An Introduction to Medical Paratexts: Hannah C. Tweed and Diane G. Scott.- 3. '[P]rophane fidlers': Medical Paratexts and Indecent Readers in Early Modern England: Harry Newman.- 4. Touching Twins in the Texts and Medical Paratexts of Seventeenth-Century Midwifery Books: Louise Powell.- 5. Graphic Surgical Practice in the Handbills of Seventeenth-Century London Irregulars: Roberta Mullini.- 6. Profit and Paratexts; the Economics of Pharmaceutical Packaging in the Long Nineteenth Century: Laura Mainwaring.- 7. Remedies for Despair: Considering Mental Health in Late Medieval England: Natalie Calder.- 8. The Medical Paratexts as a Voice in the Patient's Chamber: Speech and Print in Physick for the Poor (1657): Elspeth Jajdelska.- 9. Archives, Paratext and Life Writing in the First World War: Hannah C. Tweed.- 10. 'Nonsense Rides Piggyback on Sensible Things': The Past, Present, and Future of Graphology: Deborah Ellen Thorpe.- 11. Medical Marginalia in the early printed books of University of Glasgow Library: Robert MacLean.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in literature, science, and medicine.
Responsibility: Hannah C. Tweed, Diane G. Scott, editors.

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