Fictions of Disease in Early Modern England: Bodies, Plagues and Politics by M. Healy
English | Nov. 7, 2001 | ISBN: 0333963997 | 290 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
How 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?