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Medical Analogy in Latin Satire

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Offering fresh readings of numerous Neo-Latin texts, Medical Analogy in Latin Satire provides an introduction to medical issues in the tradition of Latin satire. The book explores what functions physical diseases and peculiarities had in early modern satires and how satire was considered as a form of healing instruction.

Essays & WritingEssays & JournalismReportage & collected journalismEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: classical, early & medievalMedical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issues Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 16/09/2009 ISBN-13: 9780230228122  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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SARI KIVISTOE works as a Fellow at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland. Her publications include three books on satire, ancient literature and culture, a dissertation on The Letters of Obscure Men, articles on classical traditions and history of rhetoric, and numerous translations from Latin into Finnish.

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