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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (2): 83–100.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Erin E. Sweany Abstract While many areas of scholarship are already well into critical examinations of their global turns, one area that is not is the study of early medieval medicine. The number of global comparative approaches for this corpus are few and limited in scope, but this is an ideal...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 35–47.
Published: 01 September 2009
... was the selling of remedies that promised to cure a great many ills.7 Scipione Mercurio, the Dominican friar and doctor, w riting in the early 1600s, describes charlatans and mountebanks as "trinket sellers, jesters, and generally anyone who from a bank in a square, on the ground or from a horse, sells medicines...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 13–24.
Published: 01 September 2009
... implausible. One supposed originator of the cure on the European continent,Theophras­ tus von Hohenheim, called Paracelsus (1493-47-1541), inspired m any advances in medicine that we uphold tod ay including the idea that disease can originate from outside the body. On one o f his many travels, Paracelsus...
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English Language Notes (2011) 49 (2): 23–33.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... According to Chinese medicine, which conceives of "each person as a cosmos in miniature," and our bodies as porous, interdependent systems open to the influence of the elements, spring winds can bring imbalances in Wood element, which governs the liver.2 This is the element that gives m y body-m ind...
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English Language Notes (2011) 49 (2): 125–134.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., and then in written medical narrative. The Visits The things of a fnan for which we visit him were done in the dark and the cold. Ralph Waldo Emerson2 My late father-in-law, an intelligent and hard-working farmer, once said to me of medicine, "W ell, it's m ostly just visiting, isn't it?" From his experience o f...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 28–43.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Steven . Medicine and Public Health in Latin America: A History . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . Fairchild Amy L. Science at the Borders: Immigrant Medical Inspection and the Shaping of the Modern Industrial Labor Force . Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 66–80.
Published: 01 October 2021
... the Japanese invasion of the Chinese city of Nanking decades before. 1 This traumatic reading determines Grey’s future. The atrocities include the violent birthing of a baby who is used for medicinal cannibalism: the ingestion of mummified human flesh in an elixir. Hayder connects these acts of consumption...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2009
... ing tow n demanded that his over-the-counter offerings include the various patent medicines on which they had relied all their lives. Hence, my du ties which included dusting the m er­ chandise shelves acquainted me w ith such products as Lydia Pinkham's Vegetable Compound (for "fem ale com plaints...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 25–33.
Published: 01 September 2009
... gives us may look like pseudoscience, but it is in fact an evolved form of early modern plague prevention, w ith both its content and deployment revealing much about his thoughts on what the future of medicine might look like. Coinciding with these assum ptions about infection and porous early modern...
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English Language Notes (2020) 58 (1): 178–185.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... This collaboration culminated in the publication of two books— Dakota Texts (1932) and Dakota Grammar (1941) — that were intended to standardize Dakota language and literature. 1 According to Lakota anthropologist Bea Medicine, these books were not well received by Dakota scholars and students, who dismissed...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (1): 17–21.
Published: 01 April 2023
... ethics templates and cost-benefit analyses involving whose life is worth saving and whose is less so. Any metric used for determining who should get limited resources, like ventilators, oxygen, medicines, vaccines, or even hospital beds, will inevitably be drawn into a eugenics sinkhole. It is here...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 82–100.
Published: 01 April 2022
... and English Medicine.” 32 Mancall, “Tales Tobacco Told,” 656 . 33 All quotations in this paragraph are from Bacon, The History Natural and Experimental of Life and Death , 29 . This is a translation from Bacon’s Latin original, which first appeared as Bacon, Historia Vitae et Mortis...
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English Language Notes (2016) 54 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Romantic topics such as W ordsw orth, Austen, S cott, Owenson, Mary Shelley, nationalisms, m obilities, media, and form . Her current project explores ideas and form s of transport in medicine, technology, and Romantic poetics. Conny Cassity is a PhD student in the Departm ent of English at the U niversity...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 April 2022
... of the addict to view instead a history of relationships, communities, faith, and capital that is at times surprising, and at other points all too familiar. The conversations that unfold in this issue, across history, literature, philosophy, creative writing, and medicine, testify powerfully to the range...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (1): 189–195.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., identity and body studies, medical anthropology, medical sociology, history of medicine, philosophy o f medicine, African-American studies, queer studies, AsianAmerican studies, Latino-Latina studies, and the list goes on. So if academics and others are already voting w ith their research and teaching feet...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 49–57.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and paranoia to assert that wet nursing m ight be responsible for spreading sexually transm itted diseases like the pox. If early modern medicine constructed maternal nursing as ensuring that wom en were healthier, had m ore pleasure, and produced healthier babies that visibly carried on the fam ilial heritage...
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English Language Notes (2011) 49 (2): 193–196.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., a biennial conference that w ill be held in Melbourne, Australia, in November 2012. In 2009, he won a Guggenheim for his nonfiction. Dr. Lawrence Hergott, a native of Le Sueur, Minnesota, is professor of medicine and direc­ tor of outpatient clinical services at the Cardiac and Vascular Center...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 164–182.
Published: 01 April 2022
... demands that contribute to the way medicine, science, law, and society approach the topic of addiction. The following overview provides a selective list of literary, historical, and familiar anecdotes about the substances and behaviors that have come to represent the story of addiction and thus contribute...
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English Language Notes (2015) 53 (2): 137–148.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., then, is the apparatus of the Cult of the Side Wound. The inscription inside the band suggests the ring's m ultipurpose efficacy, fo r it reads as a declaration o f faith, Latin incantation and petitioning prayer: "The five wounds of God are my medicine, the holy cross and passion of Christ are my medicine. Caspar...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 67–81.
Published: 01 April 2022
..., and Christian Ethics , which begins with biblical and classical forms of addiction (Augustine, Aquinas) and includes a section on early modern addiction. 8 Prescott, “Pierre de la Primaudaye’s French Academy,” 158 ; Jalobeanu, “Idolatry, Natural History, and Spiritual Medicine,” 218–19 . 9...