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Medicine and the seven deadly sins in late medieval literature and culture / Virginia Langum.

Author:
Langum, Virginia [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
viii, 236 pages ; 22 cm.
Series:
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201- 225) and index.
Contents:
Chapter 1: Introduction; Concepts and Terms; Medieval; Medicine; The Seven Deadly Sins; Literature and Culture -- Chapter 2: Medicine, Sin, and Language; Medicine as Metaphor; Medicine as Metonymy; Medicine as Material; Metaphor as Medicine -- Chapter 3: Pride; Metaphorical Pride; Metonymic Pride; Material Pride -- Chapter 4: Envy; Metaphorical Envy; Metonymic Envy; Material Envy -- Chapter 5: Wrath; Metaphorical Wrath; Metonymic Wrath; Material Wrath -- Chapter 6: Avarice; Metaphorical Avarice; Metonymic Avarice; Material Avarice -- Chapter 7: Sloth; Metaphorical Sloth; Metonymic Sloth; Material Sloth -- Chapter 8: Gluttony; Metaphorical Gluttony; Metonymic Gluttony; Material Gluttony -- Chapter 9: Lechery; Metaphorical Lechery; Metonymic Lechery; Material Lechery.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
Medicine and the 7 deadly sins in late medieval literature and culture
ISBN:
  • 9781137465580 ((hardback))
  • 1137465581 ((hardback))
  • 9781349690862 ((paperback))
  • 1349690864 ((paperback))
  • ((eBook))
LCCN:
2016941862
OCLC:
961326795
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