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Louise M. Bishop

Words, Stones, & Herbs

The Healing Word in Medieval and Early Modern England

€ 26.95



Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
ILLUSTRATIONS ix
PREFACE xi
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xiii
Introduction: Healing and the Vernacular 1
1. Galen`s Shadow: An Outline of Medieval Medicine and Healing 11
2. The Material Shape of Thought and Word 44
3. Metaphor, Catharsis, Pharmakon
Words, Stones, and Herbs
77
4. Vernacular Science, Vernacular Poetry
Dangerous Reading
102
5. Gendered Healing: Metaphor and Practice 130
6. The Disease Called `Touch Me Not`: A Fifteenth-Century Medical Manuscript Read in Context 153
7. Early Modern Medicine: Self-Help and State Authority 189
Conclusion: The Subject of Healing 216
WORKS CITED 223
INDEX 251
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Hardback
276 pagina's
Januari 2007
535 gram
235 x 152 x 19 mm
SYRACUSE UNIV PR us


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