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Burton the anatomist

Robert Burton

Burton the anatomist

being extracts from the "Anatomy of melancholy" chosen to interest the psychologist in every man

by Robert Burton

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in Folcroft, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Melancholy -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by G.C.F. Mead and Rupert C. Clift ; with a pref. by W.H.D. Rouse.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    ContributionsMead, G. C. F., Clift, Rubert Carr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2223 .A4 1976
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4882264M
    ISBN 10084146118X
    LC Control Number76011019

    Robert Burton’s contribution to literature was The Anatomy of Melancholy, a pseudoscientific investigation into and philosophical discussion of the possibilities of . A lyrically written, sensual, and extraordinarily enjoyable novel in which a Renaissance anatomist's astonishing discovery forever changes the female erotic universe. In sixteenth-centruy Venice, celebrated physician Mateo Colombo finds himself behind bars at the behest of the Church authorities. His is a crime of disclosure, heinous and heretical in the Church's eyes, in /5(2).

    Description. The huge and encyclopaedic Anatomy of Melancholy was produced by the English clergyman Robert Burton (–). It explores a dizzying assortment of mental afflictions, including what might now be called depression. Burton considers melancholy to be an ‘inbred malady’ in all of us and admits that he is ‘not a little offended’ by it himself (p. 5). RECOMMENDED: Hope Flames by Jaci Burton is $! This is the first book in the contemporary romance Hope series. Elyse read this one and it earned a B grade: The hero of this book is a police officer with a police dog named Boomer. The heroine is a vet with a pit-bull puppy named Annie and a lab named Daisy.

    THE FIRST SECTION, MEMBER, SUBSECTION. Man's Excellency, Fall, Miseries, Infirmities; The causes of them.. Man's Excellency.]Man the most excellent and noble creature of the world, the principal and mighty work of God, wonder of Nature, as Zoroaster calls him; audacis naturae miraculum, the marvel of marvels, as Plato; the abridgment and epitome of the world, as Pliny; . By: Robert Burton () The Anatomy of Melancholy is a book by Robert Burton, first published in On its surface, the book is a medical textbook in which Burton applies his large and varied learning in the scholastic manner to the subject of melancholia (which includes what is now termed clinical depression).


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Burton the anatomist reaches us as a thoroughly modern figure, a gathering of vibrant and contradictory energies. Early life. Burton was born at Colchester inand was educated at Merchant Taylors' School, London (–6), and at St John's College, Cambridge, where he was admitted in and graduated M.B.

in In he was practising medicine at Heath, on the outskirts of Wakefield. He was a good Greek and Latin scholar, and attained no little eminence in his.

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