Shakespeare's Medical Language: A Dictionary (Arden - download pdf or read online

By Sujata Iyengar

Physicians, readers and students have lengthy been enthusiastic about Shakespeare's clinical language and the presence of healers, clever girls and surgeons in his paintings. This dictionary contains entries approximately illnesses, scientific suggestions, remedies and, making an allowance for contemporary serious paintings at the early sleek physique, physically services, components, and pathologies in Shakespeare.

Shakespeare's scientific Language
will supply a accomplished consultant for these desiring to appreciate particular references within the performs, particularly, archaic diagnoses or cures ('choleric', 'tub-fast') and phrases that experience replaced their meanings ('phlegmatic', 'urinal'); those that are looking to examine extra approximately early glossy scientific options ('elements', 'humors'); and people who may need questions on the embodied event of residing in Shakespeare's England. Entries demonstrate what phrases and ideas may well suggest within the context of Shakespeare's performs, and the importance specific sickness, physique half or functionality has in person performs and the Shakespearean corpus at large.

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