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The medical mind of Shakespeare

by Aubrey C. Kail

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Published by William & Wilkins/ADIS Pty Ltd. in Balgowlah, NSW .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Medicine.,
  • Medicine in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAubrey C. Kail.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3062 .K35 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p., [24] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17772999M
    ISBN 100864330138

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The medical mind of Shakespeare by Aubrey C. Kail Download PDF EPUB FB2

Kail's book looks at a wide variety of I'm positive that was a jab at me, but she had a point. Aubrey C. Kail's The Medical Mind of Shakespeare was a wonder because their work wasn't just a long literary analysis of the various plays of Shakespeare, instead it's an effort to understand how medical knowledge impacted the writing of, arguably /5.

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This interesting book shows the depth of Shakespeare's understanding of human nature and the breadth of his knowledge of human afflictions. Aubrey Kail, a physician from New South Wales who is knowledgeable in medical history, illustrates and discusses many medical themes in Shakespeare.

For example, chapter titles include: Mental Illness, The Madness of Lear, Hamlet, & Timon, Venereal Cited by: 5. Medical Mind of Shakespeare: Medicine & Health Science Books @ Skip to main content.

Try Prime Books Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account. More extensive commentary includes Bucknill's The Medical Knowledge of Shakespeare () and Simpson's Shakespeare and Medicine ().

In his book, Simpson has identified more than minor and major medical references in the plays and poems of the Bard of Avon. Kail's The Medical Mind of Shakespeare successfully continues this exploration Author: Tony Miksanek.

Better not to get sick in the first place though, and the first line of defense when it came to health was diet. Elizabethans paid particular attention to how their food interacted with their temperaments, seeking balance in their body, according to the humoral theory dominant at the time.

This Shakespeare Unlimited podcast episode is all about medicine in the era when Shakespeare was. Book Review. Free Access. The medical mind of shakespeare. By Aubrey C. Kail, pp. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, $ Elisha Atkins M.D. Habitat Institute for the Environment BoxBelmont, Massachusetts Search for more papers by this author.

Elisha Atkins : Elisha Atkins. Read "The medical mind of shakespeare. By Aubrey C. Kail, pp. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, $, Hepatology" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigationPages: (A glossary of medical terms in Shakespeare follows this essay.) Shakespeare’s knowledge of both physical and mental illness enabled him to enlighten audiences about a character's body and mind.

Not infrequently, Shakespeare exhibits surprising insights into medicine. SHAKESPEARE AND MEDICINE by John H. Lienhard. Click here for audio of Episode Today, Shakespeare's fascination with medicine. The University of Houston's College of Engineering presents this series about the machines that make our civilization run.

Shakespeare’s Legacy and Impact on Medicine Think back to the last time you read Romeo and Juliet. It was probably in high school English class, and you were assigned to write an essay on the play’s themes of love, tragedy, or rivalry and also to mix in a discussion about : Aishan Shi.

Shakespeare's Medical Knowledge: How Did He Acquire It. Kail, Aubrey C. The Medical Mind of Shakespeare. Balgowlah NSW: Williams & Wilkins, The book begins with a short chapter on Author: Frank M. Davis. has a large selection of children’s books, including charming classics, gorgeous picture books, mystery and adventure series, and much more.

Shakespeare mentions another form of mental illness, which is explained at some length in Sujata Iyengar’s recent book Shakespeare’s Medical is hysterica passio, also known as “the mother” a uterine disorder thought to be restricted to women, but which Lear claims to suffer manifested itself as a choking or smothering sensation, sometimes resembling apoplexy.

My book explores the educational assumptions that shaped a mind like Shakespeare’s: play emerges through work, creativity through imitation, autonomy through tradition, innovation through constraints, freedom through discipline.

A more basic goal was simply to harvest as many of my favorite thinkers on thinking as possible. Shakespeare’s common medical knowledge Many of Shakespeare’s medical references are about things that anyone might learn just by living, yet even these far outnumber those of his fellow writers.1 Medical imagery was an important component of the writing style of Shakespeare, and he used it more often than his Size: 90KB.

Medical; Mind, Body & Spirit The Shakespeare Book is packed with witty illustrations and clear graphics that make it the perfect primer to the playwright's works, covering the complete canon from the Comedy of Errors to the great tragedies of Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth.

Whether you are new to the poetry and prose of Shakespeare /5(). However, on the doctor being the source of Shakespeare’s medical knowledge, the opinion seems divided.

As John Hall married Shakespeare’s eldest daughter Suzanna inand by that time the bard had written many of his plays, it can well be assumed that he obtained most of his medical knowledge on his own.

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Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.You may think that reading Shakespeare is high brow, but these Shakespearean insults will change your mind. Turns out Shakespeare was pretty badass. We have a huge amount to thank Shakespeare for; his beautiful poetic lines, his tragic masterpieces, the words and phrases we use every day.

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