Fictions of Disease in Early Modern England
Bodies, Plagues and Politics
By (author) Margaret Healy
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Fictions of Disease in Early Modern England by Margaret Healy
Book DescriptionHow did early modern people imagine their bodies? What impact did the new disease syphilis and recurrent outbreaks of plague have on these mental landscapes? Why was the glutted belly such a potent symbol of pathology? Ranging from the Reformation through the English Civil War, Fictions of Disease in Early Modern England is a unique study of a fascinating cultural imaginary of 'disease' and its political consequences. Healy's original approach illuminates the period's disease-impregnated literature, including works by Shakespeare, Milton, Dekker, Heywood and others.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333963999
(235mm x 155mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 7-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Renaissance Transformations, Hardback (October 2009)» View all books by Margaret Healy
A collection of distinctive new essays that explore the dynamic cultural, intellectual and social processes that shaped literary writing in the Renaissance.
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Author Biography - Margaret Healy
MARGARET HEALY is a Lecturer in English at the University of Sussex. She has published a study of Shakespeare's Richard II, and many articles on early modern literature, medicine and art.
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