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Medical analogy in Latin satire, Sari Kivistö

Label
Medical analogy in Latin satire
Title
Medical analogy in Latin satire
Statement of responsibility
Sari Kivistö
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Offering fresh readings of numerous Neo-Latin texts, Medical Analogy in Latin Satire provides an introduction to medical issues in the tradition of Latin satire. The book explores what functions physical diseases and peculiarities had in early modern satires and how satire was considered as a form of healing instruction"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
877/.0093561
Index
index present
LC call number
PA3033
LC item number
.K49 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Medical analogy in Latin satire, Sari Kivistö
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Medicine for the Sick Soul -- Medical Meta-language: Renaissance Commentaries and Poetics on the Healing Nature of Satire -- Painfully Happy: Satirical Disease Eulogies and the Good Life -- Wonderfully Unaware: Sensory Disabilities, Contemplation and Consolation -- Outlook and Virtue: Morally Symptomatic Physical Peculiarities -- Satire as Therapy -- Appendix: The Anthologies Used in This Study
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 214 p.
Isbn
9780230228122
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009041365
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn456729292
  • (OCoLC)ocn550602017
Label
Medical analogy in Latin satire, Sari Kivistö
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Medicine for the Sick Soul -- Medical Meta-language: Renaissance Commentaries and Poetics on the Healing Nature of Satire -- Painfully Happy: Satirical Disease Eulogies and the Good Life -- Wonderfully Unaware: Sensory Disabilities, Contemplation and Consolation -- Outlook and Virtue: Morally Symptomatic Physical Peculiarities -- Satire as Therapy -- Appendix: The Anthologies Used in This Study
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 214 p.
Isbn
9780230228122
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009041365
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn456729292
  • (OCoLC)ocn550602017

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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