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Melancholy, love, and time : boundaries of the self in ancient literature / Peter Toohey.
- Toohey, Peter, 1951-
- , ©2004
About this work
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, , ©2004.
386 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-374) and index.
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Where to find it
Location StatusHistory of MedicinePQE.AI.AA1 Open shelves