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Disease, diagnosis, and cure on the early modern stage / edited by Stephanie Moss and Kaara L. Peterson.

  • Moss, Stephanie.
[2004], ©2004
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Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate Pub., [2004], ©2004.

Physical description

xvii, 218 pages ; 23 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-204) and index.


Performing arts : hysterical disease, exorcism, and Shakespeare's theater / Kaara L. Peterson -- No faith in physic : masquerades of medicine onstage and off / Tanya Pollard -- Note her a little farther : doctors and healers in the drama of Shakespeare / Barbara Howard Traister -- Hot blood : estranging Mediterranean bodies in early modern medical and dramatic texts / Carol Thomas Neely -- Some love that drew him oft from home : syphilis and international commerce in the comedy of errors / Jonathan Gil Harris -- Elizabethan racial medical psychology, popular drama, and the social programming of the late-Tudor Black : sketching an exploratory postcolonial hypothesis / Imtiaz Habib -- Infectious rape, therapeutic revenge : bloodletting and the health of Rome's body / Catherine Belling -- Fille vièrge as pharmakon : the therapeutic value of Desdemona's corpse / Louise Noble -- Transformation and degeneration : the paracelsan/galenic body in Othello / Stephanie Moss -- Cankers in Romeo and Juliet : sixteenth-century medicine at a figural/literal cusp / Lynette Hunter.


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