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Author Ruskov, Milen, author

Title Thrown into nature / Milen Ruskov ; translated from the Bulgarian by Angela Rodel ; N.J. Furl, design
Published Rochester, New York : Open Letter, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (313 pages)
Contents Copyright; Contents; THROWN INTO NATURE; Preface; 1. Against Death; 2. Intestinal Worms, Enemas; 3. For Having a Good Time; 3b. The Title Will Be Thought Up in December; 3c. The Following Summer; 37. Costa del Sol, Costa del' Luz; 373. Clarification?; 4. Female Swelling; 5. Driving away So-Called "Spirits"; 6. On the Connection That Some Representatives of the Common Folk See Between Tobacco and the So-Called "Devil." A Concrete Example of the Driving Out of the Latter and How He Flees from Tobacco As from Incense; 7. Curing Lovesickness; 8. Against Bad Breath; 9. Against Aching Joints
10. For Long Life11. On the Debate by the Honorable, Learned Scholars Dr. Cheynell, an Englishman, and Dr. Monardes, a Spaniard, with the Foolish and Ignorant English King and His Sycophantic Servants Who Present Themselves before the Civilized World As Physicians-to Their and Their Chieftain's Great Shame; 12. For the Treatment of Domestic Animals and the Quick Accumulation of Wealth; 13. For the Healing of Scabs; 14. Against Toothaches; 15. Against Fevers from Colds and for Creative Energy; 16. For the Elimination of All Indecision, the Resolution of All Doubts, and So On
17. Against Headaches18. For Protection Against the Plague and All Manner of Contagions; 19. The Death of Dr. Monardes; About the Author; About the Translator; About the Publisher
Summary A picaresque novel about a sixteenth-century doctor traveling throughout Spain ""curing"" everyone with the use of tobacco and smoke enemas
Notes Print version record
Subject Tobacco -- Europe -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Satirical literature.
Picaresque literature.
Form Electronic book
Author Furl, N. J., designer
Rodel, Angela, translator
ISBN 1934824607 (electronic bk.)
9781934824603 (electronic bk.)