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Medicine and the Senses: Feeling the Pulse, Smelling the Plague, and Listening for the Cure

A Cultural History of the Senses in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...A sign of change in the quality of the body happens in four ways: either by sight as in jaundice, morphew, a blackened tongue and the like; or by smell, such as fetid breath or sweat [that smells like] a lobster or a he-goat or the like...

Bibliography of Disabilities

Wendy J. Turner

Wendy J. Turner is Professor of History and an Adjunct Professor of Health Policy at Augusta University, GA, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

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...I. Books, Chapters, and Articles General Eliza Buhrer, “But what is to be said of a fool?”: Intellectual Disability in Medieval Thought,” in Mental and Physical Health in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Period, edited by Albrecht Classen,...

Mental Health in the Middle Ages

Kathryn Hurlock

Kathryn Hurlock is Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wendy J. Turner

Wendy J. Turner is Professor of History and an Adjunct Professor of Health Policy at Augusta University, GA, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

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...Topic/Event Description Though the terminology relating to mental health differed from modern definitions, and was in no way as specific as the taxonomy of mental disorders developed in the 1890s, a wide range of symptoms were described...

The Visual Arts

A Cultural History of the Emotions in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...It is easy to overlook emotion in the visual arts created in Western Europe between 350 and 1300 CE. With notable exceptions, faces remain impassive, and it is primarily in stylized gestures that emotions can be read. But what at first...

Sa'di on Love and Morals

The Coming of the Mongols

I.B.Tauris, 2018

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...What is certain about Sa’di’s life is that he flourished in the thirteenth century (seventh century AH), went to the Nezamiyeh College of Baghdad, travelled widely and lived long. It is clear from his love poetry that he was an ardent...

Literature

Juanita Feros Ruys

Juanita Ruys is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of the Emotions in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The category of “literature” in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages differs from modern understandings of the term. There was less of a focus on texts designed for “leisure” reading, such as novels today, but rather a strong didactic...

Introduction: The Sensual Middle Ages

Richard G. Newhauser

Richard G. Newhauser is Professor of English and Medieval Studies at Arizona State University, Tempe, USA. He is the author of, among other works, The Early History of Greed (2000); Sin: Essays on the Moral Tradition in the Western Middle Ages (2007); and co-editor of Sin in Medieval and Early Modern Culture (2012). He recently co-edited “Pleasure and Danger in Perception: The Five Senses in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance,” a special issue of The Senses & Society (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of the Senses in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Recent scholarship on the senses has demonstrated that an essential step in writing a comprehensive cultural history involves the reconstruction of a period’s sensorium, or the “sensory model” of conscious and unconscious associations...

In Private: The Individual and the Domestic Community

A Cultural History of the Emotions in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Prelude: Private or Public, Individual or Communal? In the contemporary West, we are accustomed to distinguishing between private and public, between the thoughts and behaviors we confine to ourselves or to our immediate circle...

Religion and Spirituality

Daniel Anlezark

Daniel Anlezark is an Associate Professor at the University of Sydney. His first book, Water and Fire: The Myth of the Flood in Anglo-Saxon England, examined the literary reception of the biblical Flood in Anglo-Saxon texts, while subsequent publications include an edition of The Dialogues of Solomon and Saturn, an edition and translation of Old English narrative poems, and an edited volume on Old Norse literature: Myths, Legends, and Heroes: Essays in Honor of John McKinnell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of the Emotions in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The Middle Ages begin where classical Antiquity ends, but of course there was no single moment when this transition took place. Christianity was a major religion within the Roman Empire by the fourth century, and especially during...

“Rethinking the Canon: Prophets, Canons, and Promising Monsters”

Classic Readings on Monster Theory : Demonstrare, Volume 1

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Michael Camille (1958–2002), Mary L. Block Professor in Art History at the University of Chicago, took a decidedly iconoclastic approach to his work, focusing on subversive topics generally ignored in art history to this point, including...