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Title Medical paratexts from medieval to modern : dissecting the page / Hannah C. Tweed, Diane G. Scott, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 178 pages)
Series Palgrave studies in literature, science and medicine
Palgrave studies in literature, science, and medicine.
Contents Intro; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Contents; Notes on Contributors; List of Figures; Chapter 1: Authority, Authenticity and Reputation: An Introduction to Medical Paratexts; Case Study: Mary Toft; Dissecting the Page; Summary of Chapters; Part I: Production, Reception, and Use; Part II: Authority, Access, and Dissemination; Conclusion; Bibliography; Part I: Production, Reception, and Use; Chapter 2: '[P]rophane fidlers': Medical Paratexts and Indecent Readers in Early Modern England; Mikrokosmographia: Publication, Censorship and Readers' Marks; Apologia; or the Shame Game; Admonitio
Graphology, Its Controversies, and Allure, in the Twenty-First Century"The Careless Flourish": What Can We Learn About Individual Difference from Handwriting?; Goodbye to "Graphology"? Reconfiguring the Study of Handwriting Features and Individual Difference; Conclusion; Bibliography; Chapter 10: Medical Marginalia in the Early Printed Books of University of Glasgow Library; The Research Value of Marginalia1; Survey of Annotated Medical Texts in University of Glasgow Library; Incunabula2; Glasgow Syphilis Collection23; The Importance of Cataloguing Projects; Bibliography; Index
Or Do Not See OverleafBibliography; Primary Sources; Secondary Sources; Chapter 3: Touching Twins in the Texts and Medical Paratexts of Seventeenth-Century Midwifery Books; Bibliography; Chapter 4: Graphic Surgical Practice in the Handbills of Seventeenth-Century London Irregulars; Introduction: Medical Handbills and Their Context; The Case Studies; The Handbills: Text and Visual Paratext; "J. Russel[l], Professor of Physick and Oculist"; The "Experienc'd, Most Famous, German, Turkish, and Imperial Physitian"; "Cornelius à Tilbourn, the Famous German Physitian and Operator"; Conclusions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 06, 2018)
Subject Medical literature -- History.
Medical Writing -- history.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Scott, Diane G., editor
Tweed, Hannah C., editor
ISBN 3319734261 (electronic book)
9783319734262 (electronic book)