Beyond the Body: The Boundaries of Medicine and English Renaissance Drama

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University of Massachusetts Press, 2005 - History - 290 pages
Kerwin (English, U. of Missouri, Columbia) offers five case studies in his consideration of how the field of medicine and its boundaries were affected by culture in the Renaissance, especially drama. Incorporating recent research on medical history and anthropology, he examines portrayals of five groups: drug sellers, women practitioners, surgical

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