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The Resource Words, stones, & herbs : the healing word in medieval and early modern England, Louise M. Bishop

Words, stones, & herbs : the healing word in medieval and early modern England, Louise M. Bishop

Label
Words, stones, & herbs : the healing word in medieval and early modern England
Title
Words, stones, & herbs
Title remainder
the healing word in medieval and early modern England
Statement of responsibility
Louise M. Bishop
Title variation
Words, stones, and herbs
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bishop, Louise M
Dewey number
820.9/3561
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR275.M4
LC item number
B57 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Medieval studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medicine in literature
  • English literature
  • English literature
  • English language
  • Spiritual healing
  • Mind and body in literature
  • Reading
  • Medicine, Medieval
  • Discourse analysis
Label
Words, stones, & herbs : the healing word in medieval and early modern England, Louise M. Bishop
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-250) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : healing and the vernacular -- Galen's shadow: an outline of medieval medicine and healing -- The material shape of thought and word -- Metaphor, catharsis, pharmakon : words, stones, and herbs -- Vernacular science, vernacular poetry : dangerous reading -- Gendered healing : metaphor and practice -- The disease called "touch me not" : a fifteenth-century medical manuscript read in context -- Early modern medicine : self-help and state authority -- Conclusion : the subject of healing
Control code
134992626
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 276 pages
Isbn
9780815631248
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007021381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)134992626
Label
Words, stones, & herbs : the healing word in medieval and early modern England, Louise M. Bishop
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-250) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : healing and the vernacular -- Galen's shadow: an outline of medieval medicine and healing -- The material shape of thought and word -- Metaphor, catharsis, pharmakon : words, stones, and herbs -- Vernacular science, vernacular poetry : dangerous reading -- Gendered healing : metaphor and practice -- The disease called "touch me not" : a fifteenth-century medical manuscript read in context -- Early modern medicine : self-help and state authority -- Conclusion : the subject of healing
Control code
134992626
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 276 pages
Isbn
9780815631248
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007021381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)134992626

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