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The melancholy muse : Chaucer, Shakespeare, and early medicine / Carol Falvo Heffernan.

  • Author

    Heffernan, Carol Falvo.,

  • Date published

    1995

  • Publisher

    Pittsburgh, Pa. : Duquesne University Press, 1995.

  • Subject

    Depression, Mental, in literature

    Literature and medicine England History

    Lovesickness in literature

    Physicians in literature

    Melancholy in literature

    Sadness in literature

    Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400 Knowledge Medicine.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Knowledge Medicine.

    Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400 Knowledge Psychology.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Knowledge Psychology.

Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-179) and index. Formatted contents note: As you like it: the melancholy Jacques - Hamlet: Shakespeare, melancholy and the Renaissance physician.