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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (1): 74–76.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Angela Brintlinger brintlinger.3@osu.edu Medical Storyworlds: Health, Illness, and Bodies in Russian and European Literature at the Turn of the Twentieth Century . By Elena Fratto . New York : Columbia University Press , 2021 . xii + 259 pp. Copyright © 2023 by University...
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Modern Language Quarterly 11060479.
Published: 12 February 2024
...Margaret Connolly mc29@st-andrews.ac.uk Middle English Medical Recipes and Literary Play, 1375–1500 . By Hannah Bower . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2022 . xii + 259 pp. Copyright © 2024 by University of Washington 2024 Middle English Medical Recipes and Literary...
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Modern Language Quarterly 11060407.
Published: 12 February 2024
...-Century France. By Anne E. Linton. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022. x + 254 pp. Anne E. Linton s book provides a fascinating look at the medical and literary history of, to use period terminology, hermaphrodism in the nineteenth century and intersex people in the early twentieth century...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 131–139.
Published: 01 June 1964
... of the hart by “th’emperour Octovyen” is both verbally and conceptually an analogue to the psychosomatic process of the Black Knight’s capitulation to grief. For Chaucer this may be re- garded as a rather strained poetic conceit, but it has firm roots in the medical theory and animal lore available...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 94–97.
Published: 01 March 1984
... is at issue is a combination of‘ literary conventions and contemporary at- titudes, attitudes both of Victorian medical practitioners and the lay public. Colley’s reading of’the poetry proceeds from the belief that throughout the Victorian era, attitudes toward madness canie to be shaped by a greater...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (3): 361–364.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of care, health, illness, invalidism, and recovery” was overtaken by an emergent professionalization of medical expertise, which replaced the older structures with modern concepts of diagnosis, norms, pathologization, and cure (60). The public discourse in the wake of the pandemic seems to argue...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 595–601.
Published: 01 December 1942
... fusing Burton’s medical realism with oblique idealism in court ; and should this same fusion appear in The Great Favourite its authorship should be clinched beyond reasonable doubt. Burton’s formula, generally stated, may be put thus : from many causes man contracts melancholy, whose...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 557–559.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart. By Kirstie Blair. Oxford: Clarendon, 2006. vi + 273 pp. Marshaling an impressive array of evidence both literary and medical, Kirstie Blair’s Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart paints an intriguing portrait of a culture anxious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 560–562.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart. By Kirstie Blair. Oxford: Clarendon, 2006. vi + 273 pp. Marshaling an impressive array of evidence both literary and medical, Kirstie Blair’s Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart paints an intriguing portrait of a culture anxious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 563–567.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of the Heart. By Kirstie Blair. Oxford: Clarendon, 2006. vi + 273 pp. Marshaling an impressive array of evidence both literary and medical, Kirstie Blair’s Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart paints an intriguing portrait of a culture anxious about the state of that precious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 567–569.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of the Heart. By Kirstie Blair. Oxford: Clarendon, 2006. vi + 273 pp. Marshaling an impressive array of evidence both literary and medical, Kirstie Blair’s Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart paints an intriguing portrait of a culture anxious about the state of that precious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 569–572.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of the Heart. By Kirstie Blair. Oxford: Clarendon, 2006. vi + 273 pp. Marshaling an impressive array of evidence both literary and medical, Kirstie Blair’s Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart paints an intriguing portrait of a culture anxious about the state of that precious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 572–577.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of the Heart. By Kirstie Blair. Oxford: Clarendon, 2006. vi + 273 pp. Marshaling an impressive array of evidence both literary and medical, Kirstie Blair’s Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart paints an intriguing portrait of a culture anxious about the state of that precious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 578–582.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of the Heart. By Kirstie Blair. Oxford: Clarendon, 2006. vi + 273 pp. Marshaling an impressive array of evidence both literary and medical, Kirstie Blair’s Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart paints an intriguing portrait of a culture anxious about the state of that precious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 582–586.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of the Heart. By Kirstie Blair. Oxford: Clarendon, 2006. vi + 273 pp. Marshaling an impressive array of evidence both literary and medical, Kirstie Blair’s Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart paints an intriguing portrait of a culture anxious about the state of that precious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart. By Kirstie Blair. Oxford: Clarendon, 2006. vi + 273 pp. Marshaling an impressive array of evidence both literary and medical, Kirstie Blair’s Victorian Poetry and the Culture of the Heart paints an intriguing portrait of a culture anxious...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 235–238.
Published: 01 June 2022
... their imprisonment, invested in proving his moral and religious integrity during his ordeal in Constantinople. Yet though he never reneges on his faith, in Fuchs’s view the various deceits that he deploys—including masquerading as a medical doctor and a Greek Orthodox priest—threaten to undermine the credibility...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 341–361.
Published: 01 September 1990
... in town records8 The manuscript in which the letter is found contains medical texts, most in Latin but a few in English, of which some six pages are in the letter-writer’s hand and dialect. McIntosh identified this dialect as being from “somewhere not far north of Lincoln, say...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (3): 367–371.
Published: 01 September 1992
...: a combination of inclusion and exclusion, equality and differentiation, which seems to argue against a single value for “feminine.” Hansen approaches the problem with a brief quotation showing that medieval medical theory considered male and female genitalia isomor- phic and inverted (p. 13...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 85–90.
Published: 01 March 1947
... As he grew “weary of inventing plot he made excursions into journalism and history, and into fiction based on history or auto- biography or medical case history, spiritualism or psychology or scien- tific fantasy, character analysis or domestic manners, political allegory or athletic sports...